"We [science fiction writers] always wanted to believe in "private sector" space -- hucksters make better characters than a government does."
Dick uses this idea in his 1960 book Dr. Futurity; he calls it a time dredge.
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'...just a steady velvety whirr as the taxi sped along.'
'..a wide sheet of clear material suddenly flared with light and swirling colour.'
"I went to the control room where the three other men were manipulating their mechanical men...'
'The legs are long, curled way up to deliver power...'
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'There were the cleaners, with large padded feet, who were apparently polishing their way the whole length...'
It's fascinating to me how the Apollo program forced people to think outside their usual boxes.
'Some will combine in place to form more complicated structures, like excavators or centipedes.'
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'the hair-fine wire going deep into Owen's brain, down into the pleasure center.'
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