A Prescient 1976 AT&T Interview With Sci-Fi Author Arthur C. Clarke About the Future of Communication

AT&T has released the raw footage from a 1976 interview conducted with science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke at a joint AT&T and MIT conference about futurism and technology. During the interview conducted for Bell System news magazine, the 2001: A Space Odyssey author offers predictions that sound extremely prescient all these years later.

We’re going to get devices that allow us to communicate much more information. They’re going to be able to see us, we’re going to see them, exchange graphical information, data, books and so forth.

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