The Electric Ant by Philip K. Dick:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

"Short fiction by Philip Dick is a rare event these days, mostly because of his concentration on novels, the most recent of which is "UBiK", (Doubleday), His most well-known book is probably the brilliant parallel-world story, "The Man in the High Castle". Mr. Dick's first story here since “We Can Remember It For You Wholesale" (April 1966) is about Carson Poole, who was not exactly human, but who possessed an overwhelmingly human— and dangerous— sense of curiosity."

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Ident Darts -track your brain
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that track individuals.

Reality Tape
The medium upon which the life experience of an electric ant - a robotic person - is presented.

 

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