Glossary of Science Fiction Ideas, Technology and Inventions
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Device Name Book/Story Author Date
Kamikaze Andy - not Threepio Tekwar Shatner  1989
Karatand Stand on Zanzibar Brunner  1968
Kemplerer (Klemperer) Rosette - planets without a sun Ringworld Niven  1970
Key Club - by booth id only Flash Crowd Niven  1972
Keyboard With Changing Keys Imperial Earth Clarke  1976
Killalc Pills The Stainless Steel Rat's Revenge Harrison  1970
Killer Robot - very early reference Rust Kelleam  1939
Kinagram - moving letters Anathem Stephenson  2008
Kinetiscope Appliance - like a PDA When the Sleeper Wakes Wells  1899
Kingdom in a Box The Cyberiad: Fables for the Cybernetic Age Lem  1965
King's Free Park - a long narrow park Cloak of Anarchy Niven  1972
Kink-Spring - reusable energy source The Calorie Man Bacigalupi  2005
Kinotrope The Difference Engine Gibson (w/B. Sterling)  1990
Kipple - non-recycled paper. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Dick  1968
Kitchen Korner - smarty fridge Idoru Gibson  1996
Kite-Copter Car The Kokod Warriors Vance  1952
KloraDerm Old Man's War Scalzi  2005
Knockdown Cabin - portable shelter Coventry Heinlein  1940
Knowledge Engine - machine-made expertise Gulliver's Travels Swift  1726
Korsakov's - mind control Mona Lisa Overdrive Gibson  1988
KR-3 Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said Dick  1974
Krimskell Fiber - better than zip strips Dune Herbert  1965
Kuang Grade Mark Eleven Penetration Program Neuromancer Gibson  1984
Kundrenaline The Hands of Aten Winter  1931

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MULTI Model Of Star Trek Turbolift
re: Various
(7/30/2017)

A Look Into The Future Of Spacecraft!
re: Raymond Z. Gallun
(7/29/2017)

An 'Ethical Black Box' For Robots?
re: Arthur C. Clarke
(7/28/2017)

Dadbot Digital Immortality
re: William Gibson
(7/27/2017)

Should We Permit Computers To Create Their Own Language?
re: Frederik Pohl
(7/26/2017)

Breakthrough Starshot Sprites Yearn For Alpha Centauri
re: Niven and Pournelle
(7/25/2017)

Kino Project Roaming Personal Fashion Robots
re: Robert Forward
(7/24/2017)

Astronaut Exercise Video, Predicted By SF Writers
re: Murray Leinster
(7/23/2017)

First Crewless Ship? Umm
re: Various
(7/22/2017)

RFID Chipped Employees Of Three Square Market
re: John Twelve Hawks
(7/21/2017)

JAXA's Int-Ball Drone To Follow Astronauts In Space Station
re: George Lucas
(7/20/2017)

Amazon Patents Annoying Robot That Follows You
re: Philip K. Dick
(7/19/2017)

Hand Gestures And Body Poses Control Devices
re: Philip K. Dick
(7/18/2017)

Rovable Robots Crawl Across Your Body
re: Robert Forward
(7/17/2017)

Sansar Social Virtual Reality Platform In 2017?
re: Vernor Vinge
(7/16/2017)

Cellphone Harvests Power From Ambient Radio Signals And Light
re: Robert Heinlein
(7/15/2017)

Desktopography Makes Virtual Desktops Real
re: Orson Scott Card
(7/14/2017)

LaWS Laser Can Take Out Rogue Drones
re: Michael Crichton
(7/13/2017)

Moon Express Lunar Robot Mining: Shine On, Harvest Moon
re: Pournelle and Niven
(7/12/2017)

Liquid Body Armor For TALOS Exoskeleton
re: Larry Niven
(7/11/2017)

Hyperloop One Video Shows It Works!
re: Harl Vincent
(7/10/2017)

Chairless Chair Exoskeleton By Sapetti
re: Edmond Hamilton
(7/9/2017)

Publishing Technologies In Science Fiction
re: Various
(7/8/2017)

Russia Working On Military Exoskeletons
re: Robert Heinlein
(7/7/2017)

 

 

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