Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Starship Troopers
by Robert Heinlein

This novel is really not what you would expect, if you saw the movie first. This book is primarily about the individual and society, and what kind of activities make a person exceptional. But yes, there are bugs and - best of all - powered suits to play in.

Science fiction in the News articles describe real-world events that relate to the ideas and inventions in sf novels and movies. Select a news article:

DARPA Wants Exoskeletons
   In a briefing today on GovExec.com, a variety of projects from DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) demonstrate that some science fiction thinking is good.

HAL-5 Robot Suit
   "Humans may be able to mutate into supermen in the near future," said Yoshiyuki Sankai, inventor of the HAL-5 robotic suit.

Sonic Grenade Homebrew
   Here's just the thing to wake up your roommate - and you can make one yourself!

HAL Robotic Suit Ready For Production
   Those Heinlein robotic exoskeletons you ordered? Limited functionality suits will soon be available for about $600 per month.

Power Pedal Exoskeleton From Matsushita
   It kind of looks like a power-assisted Stairmaster...

Sarcos Exoskeleton Video
   The Sarcos version of an exoskeleton; nice video gives the details.

Human Universal Load Carrier Exoskeleton From Berkeley Bionics
   Very nicely implemented exoskeleton device from the makers of the BLEEX is ready for you to place your orders now.

Robotic Suit For Farmers In Japan
   No more (non-powered) squatting and pulling; now, robotics are on your side too, farmers. But what about droids who do the work for you?

Preorder Recon Jet - It's Heavy Duty Glass
   'All displays are thrown on a mirror in front of your forehead...'- Robert Heinlein, 1959.

Control Your Dog Remotely
   Your mutt will handle like a neodog with this advanced hardware and software.

Navdy HeadUp Display (HUD) For Your Car
   'All displays are thrown on a mirror in front of you...'- Robert Heinlein, 1959.

Warrior Web Exoskeleton For Soldiers Undergo Tests
   'The real genius in the design is that you don't have to control the suit; you just wear it...' - Robert Heinlein, 1959.

Korea's Avatar Robot
   Not quite ready to chase eight-foot tall blue aliens, but it's pretty cool!

TALOS Exoskeleton Development Proceeding
   'Suited up, you look like a big steel gorilla...' - Robert Heinlein, 1959.

Russia Working On Military Exoskeletons
   '...you look like a big steel gorilla...' - Robert Heinlein, 1959.

'Power Clothing' - The Seismic 'Super Suit'
   'The real genius in the design is that you don't have to control the suit; you just wear it...' - Robert Heinlein, 1959.

ROAM Robotics Skiing Exoskeleton
   'The real genius in the design is that you don't have to control the suit; you just wear it...' - Robert Heinlein, 1959.

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Unfurl The Future! Huawei Mate X versus Galaxy Fold
re: William Gibson
(3/5/2019)

Amazon Echo And Google Home Should Have Morality Software
re: Kendall Foster Crossen
(3/3/2019)

China Building Robot Wives
re: Alice W. Fuller
(3/1/2019)

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