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

Depicts a future totalitarian state dominated by a matriarch. Select an invention:

Adjustable Television
A television that allowed viewers to adjust the content of political speeches.

Ampek F-a2 Recording System
A device that incorporated a living protoplasm, used as a recording and playback system.

Auto Shovel
Automated mining equipment for use in space.

Commercial Fly
An autonomous, fly-sized manufactured creature that presents commercial advertisements.

Famnexdo
A set of four simulacra, one adult male, one adult female and two children; the family next door.

Live Memo - it reads itself to you
A paper memo or short letter that reads itself and can even argue with or exhort its reader.

Reporting Machine
A robotic roving reporter.

 

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