C.M. Kornbluth:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
Cyril M. Kornbluth (b. 1923] d. 1958) was an American science fiction author. He was born and grew up in Manhattan. An early reader (and writer) he graduated from high school at 13, received a CCNY scholarship at 14, but was thrown out prior to graduation for leading a student strike. As a member of the Futurians, he met and befriended many of the most influential science fiction writers of his time.

Kornbluth collaborated with other authors; see also Frederik Pohl (w/CM Kornbluth). See also S.D. Gottesman, a pseudonym.

Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Black Bag
A medical kit from the future.

The Little Black Bag (1950)

Coffee Cube
Concentrated coffee that boils itself!

The Marching Morons (1951)

Smarter People Having Fewer Children
The original argument that less suitable human pairs are having proportionally more children.

The Marching Morons (1951)

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