Colony by Philip K. Dick:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

"The worst part of having an alien enemy is that you can't always be sure whether it's an enemy - especially if you can't find it."


('Colony' by Philip K. Dick)

Paranoid classic from PKD; a group of space explorers lands on an unknown planet. Everything looks very favorable for colonization; but where are the lethal plants and animals? There don't appear to be any. Then, the deadly duplicates of ordinary objects begin to appear.

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Robot Door - stolid decision-maker
Automated door has some decision-making capabilities, in addition to speech recognition capabilities.

Robot Psyche Tester - gestalting device
An automated psychiatric evaluation device.

 

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