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Yeast-Culture Vats
Using cultured yeast as the basis for food production.
(From Caves of Steel [1953] by Isaac Asimov)
Merc-Pool
A device that stores information in vibration patterns on a mercury surface.
(From Caves of Steel [1953] by Isaac Asimov)
Planets Made Habitable
A plan to "terraform" a planet to improve its habitability by human beings.
(From Last and First Men [1930] by Olaf Stapledon)
Red Weed (Terraforming Plant)
A plant brought by the Martians that grew on Earth.
(From The War of the Worlds [1898] by H.G. Wells)
Neck-Phone
An implanted telecommunications device.
(From The Chromium Fence [1955] by Philip K. Dick)
Rachag
A caffeine-style stimulant.
(From Dune [1965] by Frank Herbert)
Wholographik
Hologram-style picture.
(From Stand on Zanzibar [1968] by John Brunner)
Auto-Seal
Automatically deployed cover for power outlets; instant child-proofing.
(From Stand on Zanzibar [1968] by John Brunner)
Synapsis-Coils
Human-like storage for computers.
(From Last of the Masters [1954] by Philip K. Dick)
Gravity neutralizing paint
Paint or coating that neutralized the effects of gravity on whatever it was painted on.
(From Last of the Masters [1954] by Philip K. Dick)
Sceneshifter
An automated display device that produced random pictorial presentations.
(From Last of the Masters [1954] by Philip K. Dick)
Mecho-Clothing
Apparel created entirely by machines.
(From Last of the Masters [1954] by Philip K. Dick)
Mechanical Tune-Maker
An electromechanical device that created unique music.
(From Last of the Masters [1954] by Philip K. Dick)
Virtual Assembly
Use of holograms to accomplish an assembly of people.
(From If The Sun Died [1931] by R.F. Starzl)
Controllable Drone Army
Darknet sorcerer uses gestures to control a network of drone servants.
(From Daemon [2009] by Daniel Suarez)
Weather Machine
A device for controlling the weather.
(From Slaves of Mercury [1932] by Nat Schachner)
Diskoid
A huge flying saucer.
(From Slaves of Mercury [1932] by Nat Schachner)
Polarization Apparatus
A device that caused a space ship to repel the Earth and send a space ship on its way.
(From Slaves of Mercury [1932] by Nat Schachner)
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