Arthur Clarke on 2001

This AI Prediction was made by Arthur Clarke in 2001.


Predicted time for AGI / HLMI / transformative AI:

2020 Artificial Intelligence reaches human levels



Opinion about the Intelligence Explosion from Arthur Clarke:



Flycer’s explanation for better understanding:




The future of humanity with AGI / HLMI / transformative AI:

2095 A true “space drive” is developed. The first humans are sent out to nearby star systems already visited by robots. 2100 History begins.


Flycer’s Secondary Explanation:

In 2095, a revolutionary space drive is created, allowing humans to travel to star systems previously explored by robots. In 2100, the first humans embark on their journey, marking the beginning of a new era in space exploration. This marks a major milestone in human history.




Arthur C. Clarke was a British science fiction writer, inventor, and futurist. He was born on December 16, 1917, in Minehead, Somerset, England, and died on March 19, 2008, in Colombo, Sri Lanka.









Keywords: space drive, humans, robots