Galactic Pot-Healer by Philip K. Dick:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

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Book of the Kalends - no author, no title
The ever-changing book without a title; the documented history of a world.

Ersatz Window - fake view of outside
A display device used in a room without an actual view of the outside; it shows a projection of a real scene.

Geriatric Rooming-House - swept aside
An apartment building with rooms built especially with the very senior citizen in mind.

Padre Booth
Device that provides religious aid and comfort on demand.

Psycho-Lease Encephalic Gadget
A device that provided the conviction that a faked scene was, in fact, real.

Rapid-Transit Hover Blimp
Public transportation for a paranoid age.

Spray-Foam Blouse - spray and wear
Clothing that is sprayed on fresh.

SSA Machine
A machine that compares two people for compatibility; it sees sub specie aeternitatis, literally 'under the aspect of eternity' or outside of time.

Teep Rod - give me your thoughts
A device that gathers the thoughts of an individual.

Voice Encyclopedia - a robot has answers
Access to information via robotic voice recognition over the phone.

Weightless Work Area - the ideal workbench
A small workspace within which there is no gravitational pull.

 

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