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by Philip K. Dick

Excellent Cold War / mind control / political repression short story by PKD. The story takes place in the living room of a 1950's technologist. A repairman asks to see his swibble.

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Living Robot Has Biological Brain
   Recent developments and more details about these robots with reorganized living rat neuron brains. A first step toward swibble-culture, Mr. Dick?

Smellicopter Combines Live Moth Antenna With Mechanical Drone
   'The organic tissue is inserted in the master tank and then sealed.' - Philip K. Dick, 1955.

Lung On A Chip - Electronics Plus Human Cells
   This device combines living human cells with electronics; can Philip K. Dick's swibble-culture be far behind?

Hybrid Chips: Solid-State Device With Integrated Biological Cells
   'Living protoplasm incorporated into the Ampek F-a2 recording system...' - Philip K. Dick, 1966

3D-Printed Biohybrid Is A Tissue-Engineered Robot
   'The directing neurological tissue that forms the basis of the swibble is alive...' - Philip K Dick, 1955. is devoted to the creative inventions of science fiction authors and movie makers. Look for the Science Fiction Invention Category that interests you, the Glossary of Science Fiction Inventions, the Timeline of Science Fiction Inventions, or see what's New.
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Implantable Covid-Detecting Microchip Developed By DARPA
re: Medical

SpaceX Requests Starlink For Starship
re: Harry Gore Bishop

SF Writers Predicted John Deere Autonomous Tractors
re: Otfrid von Hanstein

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