The Minority Report by Philip K. Dick:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

"The precogs sat in darkness and explored chill hinterlands of future crime. How infallible was their frightening gift of prophecy?"

Excellent short story by Dick; hold on tight, the plot is sometimes hard to follow. This story served as the basis for the Spielberg film of the same name. Recommended.

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Post-Crime - you're still a criminal
Criminal activities after they have actually happened.

Precog - see the future
A person with precognitive ability (can predict the future).

Precrime Analytical Wing - precogs babble, machines tabulate
Contains the precognitives and the machinery need to hear and analyze their predictions of future crimes.

 

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