Babel-17 by Samuel R. Delany:
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Powdered Regolith Propulsion
re: Arthur C. Clarke
Ford's SafeCap, Opposite Of Niven and Barnes' Napcap
re: Niven and Barnes
Would You Get 'Chipped'? Michigan May Ban Employers
re: William Gibson
Tesla Autopilot: What Does An Autonomous Car See When It Looks At The Road?
re: Isaac Asimov
DNA Controls Swarms Of Molecular Robots
re: Stanislaw Lem
Tether Asteroids To Save Us All
re: Richard Wilson
Blaux Your Personal Commuter Cooling Unit
re: Philip K. Dick
3D Printed Damascus Steel Now Possible
re: Robert Heinlein
R9X Hellfire Missile With Long Blades Kills Queda Leader
re: Iain M. Banks
Would You Swallow An Origami Robot?
re: EE 'Doc' Smith
Perhaps You Might Be Interested In Habitable Exoplanet Moon Real Estate
re: George Lucas
Blurry Face Photos Made 60 Times Sharper
re: Ridley Scott
SpaceX Will Build Floating Spaceports!
re: Otfrid von Hansten
Fast Radio Bursts And Space Beacons For Interstellar Navigation
re: Harry Harrison
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