Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Daemon
by Daniel Suarez

Excellent new novel describes a near future/present day in which a computer game entrepreneur finds a way to continue 'gaming' even after death. This novel was first self-published in 2006; the text used in the technovelgy items listed below comes from the 2009 edition. This novel has apparently been optioned by the producer of WarGames for Paramount Pictures.

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:

Scarab Robotic Chase Vehicle Concept
   An all-electric chase vehicle for use by police. Sounds like a science-fictional concept to me.

Google Cars Drive Faster, Safer Than You
   This car reminds me of a predatory automobile from a recent story.

Electronic License Plates For California By Smart Plate Mobile
   Another science fiction prediction come to life!

Autonomous Car Outperforms Professional Race Driver
   'Khan grinned. 'It's alive! Bu-wahhahahah!''- Daniel Suarez, 2009.

SoSITE: US Pilots To Command DARPA Drone Army
   'With a click of his pinky he brought up a pop-up menu, then selected *Kill Everyone*'- Daniel Suarez, 2009.

Autonomous Cars: The Year Of Driving Dangerously
   'The Lincoln was weaving from side to side...' - Daniel Suarez,

Robot Swarms Controlled With Augmented Reality
   'You're not thinking in enough dimensions...' - Daniel Suarez, 2009.

Elon Musk Fears A 'Fleet-Wide Hack' Of Autonomous Vehicles
   'Khan grinned. 'It's alive! Bu-wahhahahah!''

Rplate Digital License Plates Now Legal In Michigan
   'Gragg's digital ink license plates ...' - Daniel Suarez, 2009.

'Young Razorbacks Before Their Katanas Grow In'
   'Twin robotic arms with gleaming three-foot sword blades unfolded from the forward hydraulic assemblies...' - Daniel Suarez, 2009.

Do Smart Glasses Need Forward-Facing Cameras?
   'They were stylish, with yellow-tinted lenses and hip frames, but the posts were unusually thick.' - Daniel Suarez, 2009.

AVATECT Prevents Spoofing Of Avatars
   'Your physical appearance is a graphical encryption that the human mind is uniquely qualified to decode.' - Daniel Suarez, 2009.

Real-Life Mind-Reading With MRI
   'So you see, you can hide nothing from me. I am about to know you better than anyone has ever known you.' - Daniel Suarez, 2009. 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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