One of the earliest SF writer I discovered upon learning to read in English passed away on 19 March 2008. There's a geeklist on BGG:
And in a small way, he was one of the reasons I got certified for scuba diving. Thus passeth a great futurist and visionary.
[quote user="LoStBoYz"]Ah damn! He fueled my imagination when I was young. A great loss indeed.[/quote]
Wow..extra terrestrials hopefuls.I've been living in cosmic ignorance all this while.
[quote user="LoStBoYz"]Doubt you can be that ignorant. I'm sure you're seen or at least heard of the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, or the evil computer named HAL.My fav book of his is this : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rendezvous_with_Rama[/quote]
Ah ,yes! 2001:A Space Odyssey, the classic 1968 movie, and The Other Side of the Sky, a pair of computer programmers sent to a remote Tibetan monastry to help the monks compile a list of all the names of God.
"To space fans and perpetual adolescents everywhere, Clarke was simply the deceptively dry voice of cosmic wonder" Obituary
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