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Explore the inventions, technology and ideas of science fiction writers at Technovelgy (that's tech-novel-gee!) - over 2,500 are available. Use the Timeline of Science Fiction Invention or the alphabetic Glossary of Science Fiction Technology to see them all, look for the category that interests you, or browse by favorite author / book. Browse more than 4,300 Science Fiction in the News articles.

A Basic Income TED Talk
'They de-emphasized what lack of work would do to Mr. Everyman'- Philip Jose Farmer, 1967. (12/18/2014)
Smart Window Tints, Powers Itself
'The polawindow, which he tuned to clear transmission.'- Frank Herbert, 1972. (12/18/2014)
What Can Magic Leap Expect From New 'Chief Futurist' Neal Stephenson?
'The goggles throw a light, smoky haze across his eyes...'- Neal Stephenson, 1992. (12/17/2014)
Should SETI Talk To Molecular Cloud Barnard 68?
'I myself am building basic chemicals at about 10,000,000,000 times the rate at which building is occurring on the whole ... surface of your planet.'- Fred Hoyle, 1957. (12/17/2014)
LikeAGlove Smart Garment Knows Your Size
'The tailor set moving a mechanism...'- HG Wells, 1898. (12/16/2014)
EXACTO Bullets Change Course In Mid-Air
'This little weapon ejects a rather ingenious missile...'- Philip E. High, 1966. (12/16/2014)
Button-Pushing Robots Have Taken Our Jobs, Thankfully
'The ten forked ends of each arm commenced a rattling pressing of the buttons.'- Schachner and Zagat, 1931. (12/15/2014)
Puls 'Smart Watch' Replaces Your Cell Phone
I think this is a really interesting device, and I haven't heard very much about it. (12/14/2014)
Small Molecule Walker Takes First Steps
'The bits were in motion.'-- Philip K. Dick, 1955. (12/13/2014)
US Navy Laser Ready For Use
Fifty years from cartoon to reality. Thanks to a lot of engineers and visionaries. (12/12/2014)
Fast Lightweight Autonomy Indoor Drones For DARPA
'the Scarab buzzed into the great workroom... and sought the security of a shadowed corner.'- Raymond Z. Gallun, 1936. (12/11/2014)
Ninebot One Self-Balancing Wheel
'It had been a long time since the Chief Engineer had ridden one of these silly-looking little vehicles...'- Robert Heinlein, 1941 (12/10/2014)
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Right Angle Projectile
A missile that turns at right angles after being fired.
(From The Mad Metropolis [1966] by Philip E.  High)
Antigrav
A device or substance that negates gravity.
(From The Artnan Process [1941] by Theodore  Sturgeon)
Mini-Sneaker
A small, airborne surveillance device.
(From The Godmakers [1972] by Brian  Herbert)
Astrogator
A person who acts as navigator for s space ship.
(From The Conquest of Space [1931] by David  Lasser)
Donnersprache
A hypnotic transceiver that enhances the charisma of speakers.
(From Silent Thunder [1991] by Dean  Ing)
Voice
Combines exceptional insight into personalty with voice modulation to achieve control over individuals.
(From Dune [1965] by Frank  Herbert)
Atomics
The field of nuclear energy.
(From Nerves [1942] by Lester  del Rey)
Free Robot
A robot without a master.
(From Robot Unwanted [1952] by Daniel  Keyes)
Heritable Memories Bloodline
Using magical means to tie specific memories to the bloodlines of selected families.
(From The Time of the Dark [1982] by Barbara  Hambly)
Car Dashboard Drone Controller
A screen and controls for using a remote drone.
(From Runaway [1985] by Michael  Crichton)
Parent Drone
A drone platform that launches smaller drones.
(From Kill Decision [2012] by Daniel  Suarez)
Fido
Combination television, news camera and surveillance device.
(From Riders of the Purple Wage [1967] by Philip Jose  Farmer)
Purple Wage
Guaranteed subsidy paid to every citizen.
(From Riders of the Purple Wage [1967] by Philip Jose  Farmer)
Puff (Puff Balls)
Material that is used to help Skyrines dropped to the surface of Mars get rid of some of that excess velocity.
(From War Dogs [2014] by Greg  Bear)
Oxygen Fountain
A small factory for making oxygen on the Martian surface.
(From War Dogs [2014] by Greg  Bear)
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Planetary Parks Proposed For Mars Conservatio
A set of seven 'planetary parks' have been proposed for the conservation of the martian environment by two European scientists. (Re: Alfred Bester)

Robotic Tomato Harvester Ready For Space
Peter Ling of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center has created a robotic tomato harvester. (re: Gregory Benford)

Crime-Fighting Computer - The Game's Afoot 24x7
The computer system is able to work on crime-stopping twenty-four hours per day, all week long. (re: Isaac Asimov)

Ornithopters In Fact And Fiction
An ornithopter under development at the University of Toronto's Institute for Aerospace Studies may yet make Leonardo da Vinci's dream a reality. (re: Frank Herbert)

Skeletar And Dragon Lyre ExoticGuitars - Science Fiction Instruments
Luthier Peter McGilton has used his Masters Degree in Fine Arts, and post graduate studies in classical instrument construction, to take the guitar-maker's art to truly science-fictional levels. (re: Various)

Robotic Fish From China
The black-bodied robot fish is about four feet long, and resembles a real fish in both shape and movement. (re: Michael Swanwick)

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