Advanced Technology and Magic

While reading Monbiot’s latest, I came across the quote I have always wanted to know the origon of. Being Monbiot, the quote was referenced, so now I know that it was …

Arthur C Clarke who remarked that “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic”

I tend to paraphrase this thus:

Any sufficienty complex software presentation is indistinguishable from a rigged demo.

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