John Brunner:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
John Brunner was born in 1934 in Oxfordshire, England; he died in 1995. He received a bachelors in modern languages from Oxford. He published his first story in 1953 in Astounding. He wrote many wonderful novels, including The Shockwave Rider and The Sheep Look Up.
Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Satellite Search and Destroy
Destroying satellites in orbit.

The Shockwave Rider (1975)

Simulogs (Simulated Playmates)
Computer-generated playmates.

The Age of The Pussyfoot (1966)

Synthesist - the Dilettante Dept
A person who did nothing but make cross-references between one field and another.

Stand on Zanzibar (1968)

Tiered Internet
The idea that some forms of Internet network traffic should be given priority over others.

The Shockwave Rider (1975)

Hologram-style picture.

Stand on Zanzibar (1968)

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