Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in The Cat Who Walks Through Walls
by Robert Heinlein

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:

What Should A Hybrid Sound Like?
   If a car could make any sound, what sound should it make?

Electric Cars To Make Noise By Law?
   A quarter-century ago, an SF writer thought that it might be cool to give silent cars real engine sounds. Now, you might be forced to - and no way to turn it off.

Audi E-Sound Gives Electric Cars A Voice
   I seem to recall this idea from a Heinlein novel.

EU Parliament Requires Electric Cars To Make Noise
   '...a sound tape to supply the noise of a soi-disant "[internal combustion]" engine...'- Robert Heinlein, 1985.

Vroom! Your Car Or Truck's Engine Noise Might Be Fake
   '... a sound tape to supply the noise'- Robert Heinlein, 1985.

Should We Permit Computers To Create Their Own Language?
   'Talk Between Robots radio...' - Frederik Pohl, 1954.

Quiet Electric Cars Law Finalized By US Transportation Department
   '... a sound tape to supply the noise'- Robert Heinlein, 1985.

Jaguar I-Pace Audible Vehicle Alert System For EVs
   'Of course not a vehicle moved by means of internal explosions of a derivative of rock oil...' - Robert Heinlein, 1985.

Tesla Model 3 Has Outside Speaker Grille
   Robert Heinlein does it again.

AVAS Noisemakers Required For EVs By EU
   '...a sound tape to supply the noise of a soi-disant "[internal combustion]" engine...'- Robert Heinlein, 1985.

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(5/9/2020)

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re: William Tenn
(5/7/2020)

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re: Anthony Boucher
(5/5/2020)

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