Science Fiction in the News Articles
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by Arthur C. Clarke

Wonderful sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey, told in Clarke's inimitable style. Wonderful pacing, great characters, a more coherent story as a combined Russian and American astronaut team race to unlock the secrets left in Discovery after Bowman's departure into the infinite.

Science fiction in the News articles describe real-world events that relate to the ideas and inventions in sf novels and movies. Select a news article:

SEMAINE Project For Sensitive Artificial Listener (SAL) Robots
   It looks like these real-life computer scientists are trying to follow in the footsteps of the fictional Dr. Chandra - they're trying to create SAL 9000.

Europa May Support Life
   Is there life on Europa? SF author Arthur C. Clarke popularized the idea in a book and a subsequent movie. There is a liquid ocean - but is there enough oxygen?

China Carries Out Automated Space Docking
   China's space capabilities continue to evolve.

Computer Simulates Daydreaming
   Perhaps you will dream of HAL, just as I often do.- Arthur C. Clarke, 1982.

Google Working On A 'Cutoff Switch' For AI
   'A remote control, so you can pull the plug on Hal whenever you want to.' - Arthur C. Clarke, 1982.

Juno Gets Close To Jupiter, Fiction Gets Closer!
   Amazing Juno spacecraft cozies up to the biggest planet in our solar system.

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AI Identifies Suicidal Behavior With 93 Percent Accuracy
re: James Blish
(1/9/2017)

Razer Project Valerie Laptop Unfurls
re: William Gibson
(1/8/2017)

Can Virtual Reality help People Cope With Pain?
re: Roger Zelazny
(1/7/2017)

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