"It is change ... that is the dominant factor in society today... the world as it will be. This means that ... every man must take on a science fictional way of thinking.""
Very early reference to this idea, an interesting counterpoint to the idea of an autonomous cab (which Dick talks about in The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch ) or a regular cab that is piloted by a robot (which Dick talks about in A Present for Pat ).
Compare to the driverless drones from the 2007 novel Halting State by Charles Stross.
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