Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in The Best of all Possible Wars
by Larry Niven

Enjoyable collection of stories about the conflict that errupted between humans and the Kzin, which are kind of like a cross between an eight foot tall football lineman weighing 500 pounds and a tiger. The Kzin don't know how to surrender or strategize; they find the upright apes of Earth very unsettling opponents.

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Toshiba 0.85 Inch Diameter Hard Drive
   Guiness World Records announced on March 16th that the Toshiba Drive is the smallest in the world. The 0.85-inch HDDs will start mass production at the end of the year.

ERNIE The Robot Pharmacist - More Accurate Than Humans
   A robot pharmacist named ERNIE dispenses more than 90 percent of Evergreen Hospital Medical Center's drugs. ERNIE has packaged nearly 400,000 doses in the past nine months and works twenty-four hours per day.

Imation Flash Wristband: Music And Medical Informatics Miracle
   Hey, kill two birds with one stone with this cool item.

LSTAT-lite Life Support For Trauma and Transport-lite Demoed
   DARPA's LSTAT-lite was demonstrated earlier this month in a real-life format.

Sentilla Smart Drink Coasters Pervasive Pub Computing
   I'm very impressed with the idea of an ad hoc network that you can set up right in front of yourself and your friends at the pub.

Mobile Social Networking Near You
   Interesting networking software tries to bring useful information about that person right over there to your cell phone.

Citysense Nightlife Indicator
   Interesting cellphone app will let you find out where the wild things are - the places where the most people are congregating in a city.

Momo App Locates 100M Possible Dates Nearby
   'Locate where she's sitting, put the cursor on it...'- Larry Niven, 1998. 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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SpaceX Wants A Moonbase Alpha
re: L. Ron Hubbard

Vast Apartment Living Will Get Even More Vast
re: Louis Tucker

NASA Wants Self-Driving Or Remote-Controlled Vehicles For Lunar Astronauts
re: Stanley G. and Helen Weinbaum

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