Bill the Galactic Hero by Harry Harrison:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Bill is a simple farm lad from the planet Phigineradon II, with no ambitions beyond spending the rest of his life as a technical fertilizer operator. But then he's pressed into military service and his adventure begins. Classic sf parody. Select an invention:

Personalized Fashion Display

Robomule

Robot Bar - ancestor of R2D2

Spatial-Postal Card

 

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