Arthur C. Clarke:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
Arthur C. Clarke was born in Somerset, England in 1917 and died in his second home of Sri Lanka in 2008, where he moved in 1956. Best known for 2001: A Space Odyssey and Childhood's End. He has also been honored by scientists; he developed the idea of the geosynchonous satellite.
Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Hibernaculum - nap time

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Holopad

The Fountains of Paradise (1978)

Hyperfilament

The Fountains of Paradise (1978)

Icon Thumbsized Image - first reference?

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Igloo Inflatable Moon Habitat - inflate and use

A Fall of Moondust (1961)

Keyboard With Changing Keys

Imperial Earth (1976)

Light-Absorbing Paint

Earthlight (1955)

Lunar Monorail

Earthlight (1955)

Matter Organizer

The City and the Stars (1956)

Minisec

Imperial Earth (1976)

Mobile Lab

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Molecular Sieve

Tales from the White Hart (1957)

Monocab

Earthlight (1955)

Moondozer - moonmover

A Fall of Moondust (1961)

Newspad - flat panel news display

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Newspad Electronic Newspaper

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Operation Cleanup - remove orbital debris the brute force way

The Fountains of Paradise (1978)

Orbiting Factories

The Fountains of Paradise (1978)

Personal Interest Profile (PIP) - invention of Google Alerts

The Fountains of Paradise (1978)

Polaron Beam

Earthlight (Novella) (1951)

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