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Related to material in The Days of Perky Pat
by Philip K. Dick

"Perky Pat had everything: a sports car, a boy friend, even an automatic garbage disposal. Then the flukers learned about Connie Companion - who had even more. Here, in a strange guise, is a morality tale of the possible future."

('The Days of Perky Pat' by Philip K. Dick)

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Jinsei Ginko Life Bank Brings Virtual Prosperity
   This nifty little piggy bank lets your virtual family live in virtual luxury - if you can pay the price.

Ikea Stuff Packs For Sims 2 'Perky Pat' Layouts
   You may not be able to afford the furniture, or an apartment with enough space to put it, but you can have your Ikea furniture in your Sims 2 'microworld.'

Perky Pat-Style Unemployment Layout
   If you don't like your present circumstances, and long to return to the life of an employed cubicle-dweller, take this tip from Philip K. Dick. is devoted to the creative inventions of science fiction authors and movie makers. Look for the Science Fiction Invention Category that interests you, the Glossary of Science Fiction Inventions, the Timeline of Science Fiction Inventions, or see what's New.
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Live Stream With Meta-Ban Multimodal Smart Glasses
re: David Brin

'Autonomous' Waymo Improves Driving With Remote Human Operators
re: Charles Stross

Will Whales Be Our First Contact?
re: Murray Leinster

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