Watch Arthur C. Clarke predict the computers of today, in 1974

Arthur C. Clarke didn't just put the smackdown on A.I. skeptics — he also predicted the future of compuers with pinpoint accuracy, in this recently released 1974 interview. Not just the personal computer, but telecommuting and internet commerce.

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Buzzfeed has some great screencaps/quotes from this interview, released by ABC in Australia. Including the great quote, "He'll take it as much for granted as we take the telephone." Here are a couple great pull quotes via Buzzfeed:

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Jason Shankel

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