Time Enough For Love by Robert Heinlein:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

This work consists of a series of stories about Lazarus Long (introduced in Methuselah's Children) and set in the future when Long's natural span of years seems to be ending. He tells a series of novella-length tales of his past experiences; in particular, I greatly enjoyed The Tale of the Man Who Was Too Lazy to Fail and especially The Tale of the Adopted Daughter. Select an invention:

Artificial Gravity-Assisted Childbirth
Using an artificial gravity field to assist (and accelerate) the process of childbirth.

Hypno-Encyclopedic Techniques
If you plan to live for centuries, you need to organize your memories.

Ultramicrominiature Waldo
A device for transforming ordinary human hand movements into extremely small-scale surgical motions.

Welton Cube - fine grain storage
High-density storage device.

 

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re: Robert Heinlein
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re: Dom Passante
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re: Philip K. Dick
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re: Frank Herbert
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