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"Does it open a new horizon for my thinking? Does it lead me to think new kinds of thoughts, that I would not otherwise perhaps have thought at all? These qualities are what [make] science fiction ...unique."
- Frederik Pohl

Hood Hologram  
  A hologrammatic display on the outside surface of a car.  

Rydell blotted up the milk and most of the flakes. He couldn't imagine what Hernandez was doing here, but then he'd never have imagined that Hernandez drove a white Daihatsu Sneaker with an animated hologram of a waterfall on the hood.

"That's a nice car out there," Rydell said, nodding in the direction of the carport and spooning cornflakes into his mouth.

"My daughter Rosa's car. Been in the shop, man... Supposed to be these little animals, they come out of the bushes and sort of look at it, the waterfall, you know?... But the shop can't get those animals to show, man...

From Virtual Light, by William Gibson.
Published by Bantam in 1993
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