"…we store information differently, reading a science fiction story, to make it make sense."
Very early use of this term; I think the idea was used a generation earlier, but I can't find the reference.
Compare to the Aerial Telegraph from Garret P. Serviss' 1898 novel Edison's Conquest of Mars, the suit-phone from The Sargasso of Space (1931) by Edmond Hamilton and the audiphone from Blood of the Moon (1936) by Ray Cummings.
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