Re: [OPE] Arthur C. Clarke dies in Sri Lanka: a generation of science fiction writers is vanishing

Date: Sun Mar 23 2008 - 13:45:57 EDT

> In many cases, though, that was because Clarke underestimated the
speed of 
> technology's advance. 

Hi Jurriaan:

In that case, he was quite different from most other science
fiction writers
(as well as technological forecasters) who have
consistently _over_-
estimated the pace of technological change.

In solidarity, Jerry 

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