The Star King by Jack Vance:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

On Smade's Planet, the only law was the will of the man who owned it - and Gersen had to become an outlaw!


('The Star King' by Jack Vance)

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Identificator - holographic signage
A hologram projector used to flash door signs.

Jet-Powered Aquaplane
Overpowered surface boat.

Platform Flyer
A small craft suitable for journeys close to the ground.

Single Seat Scooter
A self-service monocycle.

Skin Toning
Using artificial means to effect a temporary change in skin color.

Stick-Tight
A general term for surveillance devices that will follow a subject and record speech or video.

Surface Slider
A small, lightweight craft.

Undersea Restaurant
A restaurant located in its entirety under the sea.

Universal Technical Consultative Service
Interstellar travel plans calculated, reserved and confirmed.

 

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