Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Johnny Mnemonic
by William Gibson

Early Gibson short story with characters and elements seen in later works like Neuromancer. Johnny is a data courier who is helped through various travails by Molly the razorgirl and Jones the cyborg dolphin.

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Shark Cyborgs On DARPA Remote control
   In those Jaws movies, the shark seemed like it was out to get you. DARPA makes this dream come true.

Flexible Rigid Biopolymer Inspired By Sea Cucumbers
   Researchers look to the humble sea cucumber for help in finding new materials for implantable electrodes.

Background Draw-a-Secret (BDAS) Makes Graphical Passwords
   Interesting security technique that takes advantage of the greater ease with which we all recall pictures, as opposed to the kind of alphanumeric strings IT techs want us to use for passwords.

Wearables For Animals Totally A Thing
   'Twin deformities on either side of his skull had been engineered to house sensor units.' - William Gibson, 1981. 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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Cute Teddy Bear Robot Favorite Of Hospitalized Children
re: Anne McCaffrey

Google Now Expects Chips To Design Themselves
re: Philip K. Dick

PRAM Solar Powered Satellite Hardware Tested In Orbit
re: Olaf Stapledon

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