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Seed Bomb
A tiny explosive that can be embedded under the skin.
(From Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said [1974] by Philip K. Dick)
Microtransmitter Dot
A tiny transmitter placed on ID cards, used to track ID holders.
(From Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said [1974] by Philip K. Dick)
Hood Hologram
A hologrammatic display on the outside surface of a car.
(From Virtual Light [1993] by William Gibson)
Holo-Scanner
A small portable device that acquired holographic surveillance images.
(From A Scanner Darkly [1977] by Philip K. Dick)
Holo-Cube
A very large holographic display, that a person could walk into.
(From A Scanner Darkly [1977] by Philip K. Dick)
Holo-Printing
Errors introduced in data storage media when recording under improper conditions.
(From A Scanner Darkly [1977] by Philip K. Dick)
Death-Reversal Equipment
Brings you back from losing a duel.
(From The Age of The Pussyfoot [1965] by Frederik Pohl)
Garbage Device
Autonomous garbage collection device.
(From The Age of The Pussyfoot [1965] by Frederik Pohl)
Translatophone
A device that performs mechanical translation of one language into another.
(From My Translatophone [1901] by Frank Stockton)
Neural Door Lock
A device that provides access based on neurological data.
(From The Unreconstructed M [1957] by Philip K. Dick)
Death-Rattle
A device that sends a signal upon brain death of the user.
(From The Unreconstructed M [1957] by Philip K. Dick)
Remote Control Taxicab
A cab that is piloted by a remote operator.
(From The Unreconstructed M [1957] by Philip K. Dick)
Mechanical Cleaning Device
A small, ground-based autonomous robot doing basic janitorial work.
(From The Unreconstructed M [1957] by Philip K. Dick)
Death Bath
A suicide chamber.
(From The Revolt of the Machines [1931] by Nat Schachner (w. AL Zagat))
Thought Coil (Machine Intelligence)
Specially designed hardware that imparts intelligence to machines.
(From The Revolt of the Machines [1931] by Nat Schachner (w. AL Zagat))
Master Machine
One single machine to run a civilization!
(From The Revolt of the Machines [1931] by Nat Schachner (w. AL Zagat))
Robot Situation Neurosis
Robots go mad when given competing instructions.
(From The Unreconstructed M [1957] by Philip K. Dick)
Police Detection Robot
An automated evidence-gathering robot.
(From The Unreconstructed M [1957] by Philip K. Dick)
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