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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)

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