The Human Blend by Alan Dean Foster:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Enjoyable story details the adventures of Whispr, a modified or humeld person, in a future Florida set about fifty years from now. This is the first book in Card's Tipping Point trilogy. Whispr teams up with a Natrual physician to investigate a mysterious artifact. Select an invention:

Aeromuse Pillow
A pillow that doubles as a music player.

Barker - hacking medical implants
A device that scans for nearby medical implants, and allows the operator to take control.

Disabler
A device that drains power quickly from an electric vehicle.

Humeld - more than human
A human being with augmented body parts.

Necap
A device that burns out neural connections.

Nutrient Extractor and Maximizer (NEM) - get more out of food
Device that replaces and extends the capabilities of the human digestive system.

Office Hand
A robotic hand with each finger customized for a different function.

Power Stilts - lift your house
Platforms that push inundated cities ever higher.

Rocket Pine
Genetically engineered trees for wood pulp.

 

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