Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in A Present for Pat
by Philip K. Dick

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:

Robot Nanny - The Fact, The Fiction
   SF writers have been thinking about robot nannies (and other forms of automated child care) since at least WWII. This fall, Korea will have some in the home.

PaPeRo Robot Childcare In Japan
   Phil Dick's robot nanny could beat up this childcare robot - but PaPeRo actually exists and is working with children today.

RobuCAB Robotic Taxi
   RobuCAB looks kind of cute, and it doesn't need space for a driver. What writer could think of a good personality for a robot cab driver?

RUTH Robot Is 'Inspecting' Your Car
   This robot is taking your place in evaluating new cars. What else might this robot be able to do?

AutoNOMOS Robotic Taxi Called By iPad App
   This modified VW Passat can be called and controlled with an iPad.

Autonomous Cars Will Own Themselves
   'The robot drew his cab up before Eric's modest six-room bungalow.'- Philip K. Dick, 1952.

Do You Really Want Your Car To Talk To Pedestrians?
   'Robots have worse problems than anybody' - Philip K. Dick, 1952.

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PassivDom 3D Printed House - What If You Could Live Anywhere?
re: Clifford Simak
(3/9/2017)

Breakthrough In Manufacture Of Red Blood Cells
re: Various
(3/8/2017)

Caihong Solar-Powered Drone 'Atmospheric Satellite'
re: John W. Campbell
(3/7/2017)

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