Arthur C. Clarke: The Final Interview

IEEE Spectrum correspondent Saswato Das visited Sir Arthur C. Clarke in January. Clarke was in the hospital with severe back pain, but even in those conditions the visionary author kindly agreed to meet Das [in the photo below with Clarke].

Here, our correspondent's reports on that unique encounter:


The Audio Interview "Sir Arthur C. Clarke's Final Interview":


The Complete Audio Transcript "Sir Arthur C. Clarke's Final Interview":



Last Thoughts from Sir Arthur C. Clarke:



Sir Arthur C. Clarke's Treasure-Diving Days:




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