Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in A Deepness in the Sky
by Vernor Vinge

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:

Multi-Hop RFID Tags Track Monkeys
   Maurading monkeys vandalizing mountain farms? Who can you call?

Will Scientists Learn How To Fine-Tune Autism?
   Far out speculation on the possibility of ways to get more focused for tests, then defocus in time for the weekend.

Roll-to-Roll Processing OLEDs And Video Wallpaper
   This is a very cool technology, one that could provide us with several different sfnal devices in the not-too-distant future.

Shinoda Plasma Video Wallpaper
   Nice prototype presages small-scale production of even larger version this fall.

Digital Daewoo Folding Screen DID-FS
   I think Vernor Vinge might have seen this coming; it's a fascinating combination of old and new.

Toshiba OLED Video Wallpaper Powered By SF
   With this many players in research and development, some kind of video wallpaper is bound to make it into production.

Optogenetics - Fiber Optic Brain Control
   Possibly a cure for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and epilepsy. Also, possibly a way to selectively control the behavior of any individual.

Remote Control Of Brain Activity
   How can we ensure the alertness of Warfighters? Reduce stress, enhance cognition and reduce experienced pain?

Philips Luminous Textile Panel Soft Cells
   Luminous textiles that work with sound waves.

Ultrasonic Wireless ‘Neural Dust’ Sensors For Medical Monitoring
   'These dustmotes already had sensors and independence built in.' - Vernor Vinge, 2005.

Fog Computing (AKA Edge Computing) Ad Hoc Networks
   'The tiny devices chirped their impulse codes at one another...' - Vernor Vinge, 1999. 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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SliceIt! Why Not Teach Robots To Use Knives?
re: Anne McCaffrey

NYC/Dublin Portal Fails To Meet 'Guardian Of Forever' Standards
re: Gene Roddenberry

FLOAT Levitating Train On The Moon ala Clarke
re: Arthur C. Clarke

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