"The SF approach: an awareness that things could have been different, that this is one of many possible worlds, that if you came to this world from some other planet, this would be a science fiction world."
One remarkable thing about this idea is that you will also find it in the most modern of novels written in the cyberpunk tradition - Starfish by Peter Watts (see eyecaps ).
Is this the first idea for a heads-up display? The earliest reference for working heads-up displays is the early 1970's in USAF fighter jets.
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