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2061 by Arthur C. Clarke
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Aug 17, 2011

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Read from August 17 to 23, 2011

Not the most fast-paced book, but it kept me interested and intrigued. Mostly because the previous two were so great. The material seems dated now. It's fun to see all the things that Clarke had imagined we'd develop by 2061, some of which are relatively old technology by now. It doesn't seem like we'll be sending manned missions beyond the moon any time soon, but he does bring up the point that it may be in our self interest at least to explore beyond our world just to find resources to exploit.
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08/17/2011 page 23
8.0% "It's so fun to read old science fiction. Clarke's predictions of the near-future were so wrong in so many ways, and so right in ways that were unpredictale."
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