Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in The Metal Giants
by Edmond Hamilton

A scientist creates an electronic brain with consciousness and is thrown out of his college; he takes his mechanical brain and disappears. Some years later, a farmer reports ten-foot circular tracks and seeing a giant metal man. All manner of mayhem ensues.


(The Metal Giants)

Science fiction in the News articles describe real-world events that relate to the ideas and inventions in sf novels and movies. Select a news article:

Robots May Get Compound Insect Eye Vison
   Interesting biomimetic research from the Naval Warfare Center, done in collaboration with the common housefly, Musca domestica.

Jumping Spiders And Machine Vision
   I'd never heard of this method for determining depth of field.

'Neuristor' Acts Like Your Brain's Neurons
   'He had constructed an organ, a brain, of metal, entirely inorganic and lifeless, yet whose atomic structure he claimed was analogous to the atomic structure of a living brain.'- Edmond Hamilton, 1926.

Nanowire Memristor Networks Form 'Brains'
   'He had constructed ... a brain, of metal... whose atomic structure he claimed was analogous to the atomic structure of a living brain.'- Edmond Hamilton, 1926.

First Commercial Artificial Brain?
   'He had constructed an organ, a brain, of metal, entirely inorganic and lifeless...'- Edmond Hamilton, 1926.

Neuromorphic Computing Hardare
   'He had constructed an organ, a brain, of metal, entirely inorganic and lifeless...' - Edmond Hamilton, 1926.

Soft Polymer 'Synaptic Transistors' Mimic Brain Plasticity
   'He had then applied countless different electrical vibrations to this metallic brain-stuff...' - Edmond Hamilton, 1926.

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New Train Station Offers Minority Report-Style Signs
re: Steven Spielberg
(9/23/2022)

The Autonomous Robotic Urethral Catheter - Would You Use It?
re: Various
(9/21/2022)

The Far Side Of The Moon, By NASA (2015) And By PAUL (1932)
re: Frank R. Paul
(9/19/2022)

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