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SEMAINE Project For Sensitive Artificial Listener (SAL) Robots
   It looks like these real-life computer scientists are trying to follow in the footsteps of the fictional Dr. Chandra - they're trying to create SAL 9000.

Europa May Support Life
   Is there life on Europa? SF author Arthur C. Clarke popularized the idea in a book and a subsequent movie. There is a liquid ocean - but is there enough oxygen?

China Carries Out Automated Space Docking
   China's space capabilities continue to evolve.

Computer Simulates Daydreaming
   Perhaps you will dream of HAL, just as I often do.- Arthur C. Clarke, 1982.

Google Working On A 'Cutoff Switch' For AI
   'A remote control, so you can pull the plug on Hal whenever you want to.' - Arthur C. Clarke, 1982.

Juno Gets Close To Jupiter, Fiction Gets Closer!
   Amazing Juno spacecraft cozies up to the biggest planet in our solar system.

Siri Now Smoother, Perkier (Thanks, Deep Learning!)
   'Good morning, Dr. Chandra. This is Hal.' - Arthur C. Clarke

Is There Extraterrestrial Life Here In The Solar System
   'How fast is it moving? meter per minute.' - Arthur C. Clarke, 1982.

Clarke Was Right, Artificial Intelligences DO Dream
   'Of course you will dream. No one knows why." - Arthur C. Clarke, 1984.

Worlds With Underground Oceans More Conducive To Life
   'There is life on Europa.' - Arthur C. Clarke, 1982.

American Astronaut Will Return With Fellow Russian Crew
   A most difficult announcement

Can Artificial Intelligences Be Stopped?
   'What is it?... A guillotine for mice?' - Arthur C. Clarke, 1982. 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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Barista Robot Perfects Latte Swirl With Multi-DOF Wriggle
re: Anthony Boucher

Vendetta 2023 All-Terrain Skateboard Could Use Neal Stephenson's Smartwheels
re: Neal Stephenson

Safe Street Rebel Autonomous Vehicle Luddites And Schachner's 1931 Robot-Deranger
re: Schachner and Zagat

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