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AT&T Tech Channel: Interview with author/futurist Arthur C. Clarke, from an AT&T-MIT Conference, 1976

Arthur C. Clarke, science fiction author and futurist, crossed paths with the scientists of the Bell System on numerous occasions. In 1945, he concurrently, but independently, conceived of the first concept for a communications satellite at the same time as Bell Labs scientist, John Robinson Pierce. Pierce too, was a science fiction writer. To avoid …

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