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"...being predictive, being right about the future, is not the point of any given story or novel. The point is about exploring as wide a range of possibilities as possible."
- Peter Watts

Gogglelike Televisors  
  A screen technology placed very close to the eyes.  

This is an early use of the idea of using what later authors called "data goggles" and "eyephones."

I turned to where, on my desk, I had set up my controls. To my ears I clamped receivers, upon my eyes I bound the gogglelike televisors that would coincide my viewpoint with that of the robot. A transmitter would place my voice upon those sculptured lips. My hands touched a great keyboard...
From The Robot and the Lady, by Manly Wade Wellman.
Published by Thrilling Wonder Stories in 1938
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These are the controls that let Dr. Peabody put himself in the place of his teleoperated robot surrogate.

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