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The world's best known writer of science fiction, Sir Arthur C Clarke was the first to propose satellite communications in 1,945. One of his short stories inspired the World Wide Web, while another was later expanded to make the movie 2,001: A Space Odyssey, which he co-wrote with director Stanley Kubrick. He has lived in Sri Lanka since 1,956.
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