Tags » Arthur C. Clarke

My favourite SF writers

It’s been a couple of months since I last regaled you with my musings. I’ve been fairly busy giving lectures, marking assignments, and in gluttonous consumption of numerous books. 2,033 more words

Science Fiction

Is high-tech REALLY indistinguishable from magic?

A fellow blogger asked for help the other week. What was the specific source – by page reference – to Arthur C. Clarke’s ‘Third Law’? 614 more words


2001: A Space Odyssey (Novel)

I had been wowed by the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey a few years ago. It is undoubtedly one of the greatest movie experiences and possibly the most accessible work of Stanley Kubrick. 407 more words

Life on Mars 2? : Andy Weir - "The Martian"

C. S. Forester’s Hornblower novels come with their adventurous jargon. So do the nautical narratives of the future, where Space is the treacherous ocean to sail. 410 more words

Fantasy/ Sci-Fi

2001: A Space Odyssey

Of course there has been a lot written about Kubrick’s “2001:  A Space Odyssey“, a film that is in the top ten lists of many movie gurus, and therefore a genuine modern artefact. 812 more words


Creating Art With Technology

Have you ever heard of projection mapping? It looks amazing on large structures, and even more incredible on a moving human face. The following video has a rather bland title (REAL-TIME FACE TRACKING & PROJECTION MAPPING), but I promise you, your mind will be blown. 69 more words


2010 Space Odyssey Two - Arthur C. Clarke

Hi readers.  Thanks for coming by for a read.

2014 is a good year to read 2010 Space Odyssey Two so’s to help get a better perspective when you read 2061 Odyssey Three.  397 more words

Human Behavior