Deep Eddy by Douglas Adams:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

"Bruce Sterling's latest collection, Globalhead (Mark Zeising Books 1992), contains four stories first published in Asimov's. His most recent book is The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier. a nonfiction work about computer crime and civil liberties, but he has now put true-crime journalism aside. Mr. Sterling is hard at work on a new science fiction novel and properly grateful for the opportunity."


(Spex from 'Deep Eddy' by Bruce Stirling)

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Air-Conditioned Coat
An otherwise ordinary overcoat that fights the heat.

Antiturbulence Wings
Wings that are designed to buffer turbulence for passengers.

Spex (Spexware)
Video glasses with computer assistance.

Translation Program
A computer program that translates speech from one language to another, in real time, to aid in conversation.

Wende
A change, a turning point, a reversal of culture and politics.

 

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