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Habitability Of Galactic Bulge - Good News For Foundation Fans
'Toran resigned himself to days of careful plotting between Jumps.'- Isaac Asimov, 1955. (re: Isaac Asimov)

Lava Tubes On Mars And Moon May Be Huge
'Most of the stuff written about Bats' Cave gives a wrong impression.' - Robert Heinlein, 1957. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Olfactory User Interfaces - Judith Amores Dissertation
Awakened with a whiff of lemon. (re: Frank Herbert)

Personalized Masks Appear
'The tiger stripes on Jim's mask... made the young people easy to identify.' - Robert Heinlein, 1949. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Foiling Facial Recognition, Fighting Coaster Viruses, Harlan Ellison-Style
I have no mouth and I must scream. (re: Harlan Ellison)

Ford Uses Obedient Robot Dogs To Update Facilities Maps
'If he sent out two or three of the small tele-operated devices... [he] could see machinery and construction details in real time from both above and below.' - Niven and Pournelle, 1981. (re: Niven and Pournelle)

AirTouch Panels Means No More Dirty Touchscreens!
Useful interfaces now appear in thin air. (re: Frederik Pohl)

EllipticaRunner Robot Is Fast, Amazing, Slightly Worrisome
'THEY sent A SLAMHOUND on Turner's trail in New Delhi...' - William Gibson, 1986. (re: William Gibson)

SPECTER Electroshock Round Fireable From Shotgun
'...the balls sent by this gun are not ordinary balls, but little cases of glass.' - Jules Verne, 1875. (re: Jules Verne)

100 Terabyte Exadrive SSD Also Has Biggest Price
'A man could carry AIs or complete planetary dataspheres in a Schrön loop.' - Dan Simmons, 1989. (re: Dan Simmons)

Mechanical Milking Of Microalgae For Fuel Production
'They call 'em culture tanks. They have bugs -- germs -- growing in them.' - Hal Clement, 1950. (re: Hal Clement)

Feel Virtual Reality In Mid-Air!
'...a pressure on the lips - warm and soft, moist and sweet.' - Frederick Pohl, 1965. (re: Frederik Pohl)

Electric Lasso Gives Police Options
'The blast of silver threads enveloped her...' Nolan and Johnson, 1967. (re: Nolan and Johnson)

TytoCare Offers Futuristic Home Care
'Immediately an enormous apparatus fell on to her out of the ceiling...' - EM Forster, 1909. (re: EM Forster)

Powdered Regolith Propulsion
'... filling their great tanks with the finely divided dust which the ionic rockets would spit out in electrified jets.' - Arthur C. Clarke, 1951. (re: Arthur C. Clarke)

Ford's SafeCap, Opposite Of Niven and Barnes' Napcap
'In the napcap a client became an instant yoga master' - Niven and Barnes, 2000. (re: Niven and Barnes)

Would You Get 'Chipped'? Michigan May Ban Employers
'Employees above a certain level were implanted with advanced microprocessors...' - William Gibson, 1984. (re: William Gibson)

Tesla Autopilot: What Does An Autonomous Car See When It Looks At The Road?
'Jeremiah is a sports-model to begin with and that kind is awfully hot-tempered.' - Isaac Asimov, 1953. (re: Isaac Asimov)

DNA Controls Swarms Of Molecular Robots
'They exist in loose swarms...' - Stanislaw Lem, 1954. (re: Stanislaw Lem)

Tether Asteroids To Save Us All
'If anything can glue the asteroids back into the planet they once were, magnology will do it.' - Richard Wilson, 1958. (re: Richard Wilson)

Blaux Your Personal Commuter Cooling Unit
A cooling unit had to be strapped to every commuter's back, by law. (re: Philip K. Dick)

3D Printed Damascus Steel Now Possible
'... lined with durite, that strange close-packed laboratory product.' - Robert Heinlein, 1939. (re: Robert Heinlein)

R9X Hellfire Missile With Long Blades Kills Queda Leader
'He was still roaring when the knife missile flicked past him...' - Iain M. Banks, 1990. (re: Iain M. Banks)

Would You Swallow An Origami Robot?
'Swallow it in an emergency--it goes down easily and works just as well inside as outside.' - Doc Smith, 1934. (re: EE 'Doc' Smith)

Perhaps You Might Be Interested In Habitable Exoplanet Moon Real Estate
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... (re: George Lucas)

Blurry Face Photos Made 60 Times Sharper
Perfect tool for blade runners. (re: Ridley Scott)

SpaceX Will Build Floating Spaceports!
'...a single perfectly level platform, which rose so high above the water that it was not splashed by the waves.' - Otfrid von Hanstein, 1930. (re: Otfrid von Hansten)

Fast Radio Bursts And Space Beacons For Interstellar Navigation
'Every beacon has a code signal as part of its radiation...' - Harry Harrison, 1959. (re: Harry Harrison)

Robot Garbage Trucks Visualized
'It was a bulky, shining cylinder over twenty metres long.' - Harry Harrison, 1956 (re: Harry Harrison)

Clarke Was Right, Artificial Intelligences DO Dream
'Of course you will dream. No one knows why." - Arthur C. Clarke, 1984. (re: Arthur C. Clarke)

Tesla Roadster Plus SpaceX Thrusters Equals Rocket Car
'The car surged and lifted...' - Robert Heinlein, 1941. (re: Robert Heinlein)

SunnyFive 'Window' Has Full Spectrum Angled Natural Light
'On the ceilings are screens.' - Stanislaw Lem, 1961. (re: Stanislaw Lem)

Rippling Fin Robot Drone Swims And Walks
'... the curious parallelism to animal motions, which was so striking and disturbing to the human beholder...' - HG Wells, 1898. (re: HG Wells)

Space Weather News!
'On the three-dimensional map at weather headquarters on the planet Kaider III, the storm was colored orange.' - AE van Vogt, 1943. (re: AE van Vogt)

Liftware Level, Google's Smart Spoon
'The result was indeed marvelous... I did not stagger and I did not reel.' - Ellis Parker Butler, 1926. (re: Ellis Parker Butler)

Cute Teddy Bear Robot Favorite Of Hospitalized Children
'...thought had been given to its programming.' - Anne McCaffrey, 1990. (re: Anne McCaffrey)

Google Now Expects Chips To Design Themselves
'What lay down there? Energy, tubes and pipes, wiring, transformers, self-contained machinery...' - Philip K. Dick, 1960. (re: Philip K. Dick)

PRAM Solar Powered Satellite Hardware Tested In Orbit
'Our beams feed these worlds energy drawn from... the Sun' - Isaac Asimov, 1941. (re: Olaf Stapledon)

3D Printed Glass Uses Stereolithography Techniques
'All that with glass...' - Frank Herbert, 1972. (re: Frank Herbert)

Science Fiction Helps Young Readers Build Resiliency
'Reading science fiction and fantasy can help readers make sense of the world.' (re: Various)

I Want My 1928 Telestereo Hologram Now
'Instantly there appeared standing upon the disk, the image of a man...' - Edmond Hamilton, 1928. (re: Edmond Hamilton)

Memes Now Come From Neural Nets
'Your order said for him to be able to be able to work out twists on the gags in the file...' - William Tenn, 1951. (re: William Tenn)

Robot Dog Learns To Be Doggy From Real Dogs
'So we took pictures of Guzub making a Three Planets, and I could construct this one to do it exactly right down to the thousandth of a second.' - Anthony Boucher, 1943. (re: Anthony Boucher)

Unwanted Cruise Ships Huddle Together Out At Sea
'On the screen they passed in an endless, boundaryless flood of green specks...' - James Blish, 1957. (re: James Blish)

Sono Sion Electric Car Charges As You Drive
'It drew its power from six square yards of sunpower screens on its low curved roof.' - Robert Heinlein, 1940. (re: Robert Heinlein)

News Mood Filter Web Extension
'He adjusted the n, the r and b knobs, and hopefully anticipated a turn for the better...' (re: Philip K. Dick)

Fetal Lamb Rests In Artificial Womb
'... stewing warm on their cushion of peritoneum and gorged with blood-surrogate and hormones, the foetuses grew and grew...' - Aldous Huxley, 1932. (re: Aldous Huxley)

MIT Wants To Catch Interstellar Visitors
'INVESTIGATE MYSTERIOUS OBJECT ENTERING NEW CALEDONIA SYSTEM FROM NORMAL SPACE' - Niven and Pournelle, 1974. (re: Niven and Pournelle)

AutoX Sets Up Asia's Largest Robotaxi Center
'The robot cab seemed to know where it was going and, no doubt, the master machine from which it received its signals knew.' - Robert Heinlein, 1951. (re: Robert Heinlein)

E - Ink's Automatic Self Styling Color-Changing Dress
'The racks of gowns itched and quivered, their colors running into blurred pools.' - JG Ballard, 1970. (re: JG Ballard)

Soft Robots Use Kirigami Piezoelectric Sensor Skin
'A worthy opponent was the golem.' - Roger Zelazny, 1966. (re: Roger Zelazny)

Bosch Smartglasses Laser Paints AR Image On Your Retina
'Soon we'll be testing a system that projects directly on the retina of the eye.' - Pohl and Kornbluth, 1952. (re: Pohl and Kornbluth)

Maybe We Could Hibernate Until The Covid-19 Pandemic's End
'Cold-rest was a common last resort therapy for functional psychoses.' - Robert Heinlein, 1941. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Workplace Monitoring Hell, I Mean, Tool For Safe Distancing
'And here is the weirdest part -- I never see another employee the entire day.' - Marshall Brain, 2002. (re: Marshall Brain)

Patent Office Says AIs Cannot Be Inventors
'The real smart ones are as smart as the Turing heat is willing to let 'em get.' - William Gibson, 1984. (re: William Gibson)

Starlink Orbital Network Like Coruscant Traffic Jam
Vermin of the Sky? Or Internet access for all? (re: George Lucas)

3D Printing Of Metallic Glass
Great Scott! (re: Nolan and Calkins)

Einride Remote Operator Controls Multiple Vehicles
'...some bored drone pusher in a remote driving centre has got your life - and half a dozen other lives - in his hands.' - Charles Stross, 2007. (re: Charles Stross)

Bring Back Extinct Animals! Sort of.
'The worldwide network of genetic arks had a surfeit of pachyderms...' - David Brin, 1990 (re: David Brin)

Hardt Hyperloop Fast Transit In A Can
'...my method will draw the cars forward by an inductive action that is capable of providing tremendous speeds.' - Harl Vincent, 1929. (re: Harl Vincent)

Adversarial Pattern Shirts Confound Object Detection Systems
Ah, to be a vague blur! (re: Philip K. Dick)

Drone Swarm Lifts Truck - Not!
'It was now the season that these Birds were wont to take their flight away...' - Francis Godwin, 1638. (re: Francis Godwin)

A Passing Drone Has Covid-19 Advice
'Gold dots against blue, basketball-sized, twelve feet up.' Larry Niven, 1972. (re: Larry Niven)

Prototype Robotic Masseur Has The Touch
'The automatic massager began to fumble gently...' (re: AE van Vogt)

Trash Sorting AI Robot Presages Skynet, Thanks A Lot
Keep your head down, Kyle Reese. (re: Various)

Electric Unicycle Is A Tumblebug
'A tumblebug does not give a man dignity, since it is about the size and shape of a kitchen stool, gyro-stabilized on a single wheel.' (re: Robert Heinlein)

Another Soil Bacterium Eats Plastic
'...the plastic was dissolved before his eyes.' - Michael Crichton, 1969. (re: Michael Crichton)

reLive Memorial Come Back As A Tree
'It was time - time to go again. She touched the leaf. She was wanted.' - Philip K. Dick, 1954. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Engineered Living Building Materials
'... it was the cheapest building material known.' Larry Niven, 1968. (re: Larry Niven)

Draw Circuits With Conductive Ink
'It's rewiring things... squeezing silver toothpaste in a ribbon along the printed circuitry.' (re: Niven and Pournelle)

Arkangel: Automatic Visual Censoring
It's whatever the Party says it is, Winston. (re: George Orwell)

NASA Competition To Design A Bucket Drum For Moon Mining
'There was a heap of discarded ore where Grantline had carted and dumped it...' - Ray Cummings, 1930. (re: Ray Cummings)

Medical Assistant Robot May Roam The Halls Of Hospitals
'Take care, sir.' (re: Isaac Asimov)

No Autonomous Trucks? Wait, What?
'...it resembled conventional human-operated transportation vehicles, but with one exception -- there was no driver's cabin.' - Philip K. Dick, 1955. (re: Philip K. Dick)

As Big As A Biltong - World's Largest 3D Printer
'Huge and old, it squatted in the center of the settlement park... On the concrete platform... lay a heap of originals to be duplicated.' - Philip K. Dick, 1956. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Drones Used To Smuggle Contraband Into Prison
'And some mega chip inside so it never runs into anything and no cop ever sees it.' - Bruce Sterling, 1994. (re: Bruce Sterling)

Are You Ready For Commercial Space Travel?
'It wasn't a pleasant trip; it was a miserable trip on a miserable, undersized tourist rocket...' - Pohl/Kornbluth, 1952. (re: Pohl and Kornbluth)

Amplified Nerves Lead To Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Hands
'The electrical impulses generated by your brain command everything...' - Martin Caidin, 1972. (re: Martin Caidin)

FlyCroTug Micro Drones Do Heavy Lifting
'It extended three of its tiny arms sideways to lock on...' - James P. Hogan, 1979. (re: James P. Hogan)

Virtual Whitney Houston In Concert
Badda-Bing, Badda-Bang (re: Various)

Robot Teaches Itself To Walk
'My whole idea is to get away from a machine with a set of prearranged instructions, and let them teach themselves by trial and error.' - Stephen Barr, 1960. (re: Stephen Barr)

DARPA's Subterranean Challenge
Let the machines explore the underground city! (re: Ridley Scott)

FCC Asks For Feedback On Repeal Of Net Neutrality
'... the machines had been instructed to give them low priority.' - John Brunner, 1975 (re: John Brunner)

Airbnb Has Surveillance Device Suggestions
'Ma'am, this is Central Security... I think you'd better have a look.' - Pournelle and Niven, 1981. (re: Pournelle and Niven)

Prufrock The Newest Boring Machine
'It sounds to me as though you had invented a kind of metal earthworm...' (re: Paul Ernst)

EVs To Be Made In ICE Detroit-Hamtramck Plant
'With hollow but immensely strong galvanically treated aluminum frames and pneumatic or cushion tires, they [can run] without recharging for several days.' - John Jacob Astor, IV, 1894. (re: John Jacob Astor IV)

AI Musicians Reach For The Top Of The Charts
'I request that you feed the correlation between those dots and the levers of the panel into my memory banks.' - Herbert Goldstone, 1953. (re: Herbert Goldstone)

Neural Net Discovers Antibiotic
'...instantly the TEMS was ... creating and discarding scores of new sciences.' - John M. Faucet, 1968. (re: John M. Faucette)

China Delivery Robot Development Quickens During COVID-2019 Outbreak
'Something very much like a camouflage-painted kangaroo.' - Bruce Sterling, 1994. (re: Bruce Sterling)

Via Virtual Reality, Mother Encounters Deceased Daughter
'But that barrier was going to melt away someday soon. The transhumanists had promised...' - Stephen Baxter, 2008. (re: Stephen Baxter)

Clothes That Do Photosynthesis
'Clothes are no longer made from dead fibers of fixed color and texture...' - JG Ballard, 1970 (re: JG Ballard)

Stratuscent Electronic Nose
'It's picking up diphenyl compounds and tetra hydrocarbons.' - Michael Crichton, 1985. (re: Michael Crichton)

CIMON Companion Robot For Space Station Astronauts
'... in some departments their power is absolute.' - James Blish, 1957. (re: James Blish)

Qbit Robot Bartender Also Makes Coffee
'...he sipped the cognac that the robot bartender handed him.' - Alfred Bester, 1956. (re: Alfred Bester)

Moving Desks Not SciFi After All
'Charged with hope, he zipped from stack to stack...' - Don Wilcox, 1939. (re: Don Wilcox)

Cruise Autonomous Car Drives Aimlessly For An Hour
Convincing video shows progress (and limitations). (re: David Keller)

Fast Charging A Bus In 20 Seconds
'... in almost every town and village.' - John Jacob Astory, 1894. (re: John Jacob Astor IV)

Realistic Translation With The Waverly Labs Ambassador
'The speech patterns you actually hear decode the brainwave matrix which has been fed into your mind by your Babel fish.' - By Douglas Adams, 1979. (re: Douglas Adams)

Biotech Firms Raised $Millions For Anti-Agathics (Longevity Drugs)
'Against Death doth no simple grow.' - James Blish, 1957. (re: James Blish)

Out-Of-Work Blue Collar Robots Need Your Help
'His legs relaxed with a rattle as he cut off all power below his waist... and ran his eye down the Help Wanted - Robot column...' - Harry Harrison, 1956. (re: Harry Harrison)

The Dawn Of Orbiting Manufacturing In 2020?
'It can be mass-produced only in the orbiting factories.' - Arthur C. Clarke, 1978. (re: Arthur C. Clarke)

Smart Contact Lenses Charges With 3D Printed Antenna
'He realized that it was not quite a clear lens.' - Vernor Vinge, 2001. (re: Vernor Vinge)

Segway S-Pod Fulfills Dire 1928 SciFi Prophecy
'Noiselessly, on rubber-tired wheels, they journeyed down the long aisles...' - Dr. David Keller, 1928. (re: David H. Keller)

Physicist Inspired By SciFi And Seeing Back In Time
'Here is the chronoscope... Scansion depends upon a special curved field...' (re: Jack Williamson)

Airbnb Has AI Psychiatrist Looking At Your Facebook
'It's illegal to hold back information during a psyche test.' (re: Philip K. Dick)

NASA's Electric Motor Scooter
'...all the [lunar] prospectors took bicycles along as a matter of course' (re: Robert Heinlein)

Moving Suns To Different Galactic Neighborhoods
'...to swerve their star from its course, the globemen made use of a simple physical principle.' - Edmond Hamilton, 1928. (re: Edmond Hamilton)

Students Surveilled By School Phone Apps
Cheer up, students. '...cracking my SchoolBook had been easy.' - Cory Doctorow, 2008. (re: Cory Doctorow)

Massage Robot Has Soft Hands, Er, Pads
'The automatic massager began to fumble gently over my naked form.' - AE van Vogt, 1944 (re: AE van Vogt)

Medical Tattoos Are STILL Being Researched
'Following the current craze, she has had a subdermal pattern of micro-channels implanted.' (re: Paul Di Filippo)

Elon Musk's Traffic Tunnel Challenge Is Boring
'The car vibrated... threading the maze of local tubes.' - Jack Vance, 1954. (re: Jack Vance)

DoD Requests AI Drone Swarm
'She saw into two glassy mechanical lenses, something with a tubelike body...' - Philip K. Dick, 1960. (re: Philip K. DIck)

BlueNalu Yellowtail Might Be Your First Lab-Grown Meat
Vat-grown nigiri sushi? (re: H. Beam Piper)

Soft Filaments Form Artificial Muscles
Battletech! (re: Martin Caidin)

Drone-Based Aerial Hammock
'The observation vehicle... was suspended by a pair of cables from the kite-copter.' - Jack Vance, 1952. (re: Jack Vance)

How To Encode The 'Memory' Of Materials
'Just jar it, and it falls into that structure like a rubber figure returning to shape.' - Samuel R. Delany, 1966. (re: Samuel R. Delany)

Adafruit's New Clue All-In-One Sensor Tricorder
'Instruments register only those things they're designed to register. Space still contains infinite unknowns.' (re: Gene Roddenberry)

Surface Film Repels All Bacteria
'Most gentlemen's and ladies' gloves nowadays were constructed of infinitesimal fabricules that knew how to eject dirt...'- Neal Stephenson, 1995 (re: Neal Stephenson)

Chinese Steal American Seeds From Our Fields
'The Iszic maintain a jealously guarded monopoly...' (re: Jack Vance)

Rise Of Skywalker Could Trigger Epileptic Seizures
'... then the screen started to flicker. I stared at it for a while.' - John Varley, 1984. (re: John Varley)

Singing Ringing Tree Wind-Powered Sculpture
'It was like no music Dirk had ever heard, It was eerie and wild...' - George RR Martin, 1977. (re: George R.R. Martin)

Extremophile Microbe Loves Space Rocks
'... designed for rooting in the metal make-up of the asteroids for vital elements.' - F.E. Hardart, 1941. (re: F.E. Hardart)

Magic Mushroom Nose Spray From Silo Wellness
'I don't need help... that's not my diagnosis!' (re: Various)

CAV-X Supercavitating Ammo Deadly Underwater
'...in the midst of this fluid, which is very dense compared with the atmosphere, shots could not go far.' - Jules Verne, 1875. (re: Jules Verne)

Space Domes Over-rated? Science Fiction Authors Have Answers
'This was to be roofed over, sealed, and an atmosphere provided...' - Robert Heinlein, 1939. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Injectable Magnetic Fluid Slows Bleeding, Aids Magneto
'There's something different about you.' (re: Various)

Autonomous Wheelchairs Improve Airport Mobility
'Noiselessly, on rubber-tired wheels, they journeyed down the long aisles...' - David H. Keller, 1928. (re: David H. Keller)

HVSD, Kitty Hawk's Electric Plane
Very quiet commuter plane offers VTOL service. (re: John W. Campbell)

Frictionless Toilet Could Save 140 Billion Liters Of Water
'The bowl was a frictionless surface...' Niven and Pournelle, 1974. (re: Niven and Pournelle)

Viisights AI Hones Video Surveillance
''The math boys worked it out...' Pournelle and Niven, 1981. (re: Pournelle and Niven)

Cybertruck The Solar-Powered Steel Tortoise
'It drew its power from... sunpower screens on its low curved roof.' - Robert Heinlein, 1940. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Road Noise Charges Electric Cars With Peugeot Piezoelectric Billboard
''... major cities of Earth have free electrical power conveniently processed from their own noise.' - Lloyd Biggle, Jr. 1956. (re: Lloyd Biggle, Jr.)

Unsinkable Metal Latest Gates Obsession
'A metal... light as cork.' - Edgar Rice Burroughs, 1929. (re: )

M-Blocks 2.0 Self-Assembling Robots
'Faster the cubes moved...' - Abraham Merritt, 1920. (re: Abraham Merritt)

NASA 'Broomstick' Recalls SciFi Ideas
'The appearance was enough like a giant witch's broom to justify the nickname.' - Robert Heinlein, 1942. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Orbital Display's Low Earth Orbit Advertisements
'A vast circle of scarlet stars came up into the greenish desert dusk.' - Jack Williamson, 1939. (re: Jack Williamson)

Neuromorphic Computing Hardare
'He had constructed an organ, a brain, of metal, entirely inorganic and lifeless...' - Edmond Hamilton, 1926. (re: Edmond Hamilton)

Vascularized Human Skin 3D Printed
Hey Fishboy! Three days and you're out! (re: Frank Herbert)

Trillionaires Still Earth-Bound
'I shall never forget the sight... when the yellow gleam of the precious metal appeared under the star dust.' - Garrett P. Serviss, 1898. (re: Garrett P. Serviss)

Digit V2 Bipedal Robot From Agility Robotics
Oh, and now I suppose someone will develop the robotic porch pirate. (re: Various)

3D Printed Dubai Building Is World's Largest
'This thing will start at one end of ...a house and build it complete to the other end, following drawings only.' - Murray Leinster, 1945. (re: Murray Leinster)

Grow Plants On Moon Or Mars!
'In contrast to the airless desolation outside, the interior of this five-acre greenhouse was the one most desirable place to be.' Raymond Z. Gallun, 1951. (re: Raymond Z. Gallun)

California Gets Shockwave Rider-Style Avoidance Zones
'It was cheaper to pay the refugees to go without up-to-the-minute equipment.' (re: John Brunner)

Microbot Interstellar von Neumann Explorers
'Evidently they have never had a planet of their own...' - FE Hardart, 1940. (re: F.E. Hardart)

Hail SmartCan! Your Trash Bin Takes Itself Out
'...a waste can twenty feet away stirred into life.' - Harry Harrison, 1959. (re: Harry Harrison)

Finally! Microsoft Surface Neo And Surface Duo Implement Excellent Courier Idea
'Runcible, whose pages were thicker and more densely packed with computational machinery...' - Neal Stephenson, 1995. (re: Neal Stephenson)

Tap Strap 2 Now With Air Mouse
'He waved his hand and the circuit switched abruptly.' - Philip K. Dick, 1955. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Legal Profession Now Fairly Bristling With AI
'The virtual counsel appeared to be about forty-five years old and prosperous.' - Greg Bear, 2007 (re: David Brin)

Entire Planet Modeled In New MS Flight Sim
'CIC uses [it] to keep track of every bit of spatial information that it owns...' - Neal Stephenson, 1992. (re: Neal Stephenson)

FlyZoo Robot Hotel By Alibaba
'... hotels that specialized in non-human service.'- Harry Harrison, 1970. (re: Harry Harrison)

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