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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

Retinal Implant  
  An implanted device that can record and transmit what the person sees.  

"Recording and relaying, Chief," Finnuala said with a hint of triumph. Her eyes with their retinal implants were unblinking as they tracked him. "And I don't need to tell you this is a public building. Knowing what happens here is a public right under the fourth coronation proclamation."
From The Neutronium Alchemist, by Peter F. Hamilton.
Published by Macmillan Publishers in 1997
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