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"The bottom line in the Dune trilogy is: beware of heroes. Much better to rely on your own judgment, and your own mistakes."
- Frank Herbert

Mechanical Newsmachine  
  An automated device that delivers on-the-spot news.  

A mechanical newsmachine shouted at him excitedly as he passed. War, death, amazing new weapons developed at home and abroad. He hunched his shoulders and continued on, past the little concrete shells that served as houses, each exactly alike, sturdy reinforced pillboxes. Ahead of him bright neon signs glowed in the settling gloom: the business district, alive with traffic and milling people.
From Foster, You're Dead, by Philip K. Dick.
Published by Star Science Fiction Stories in 1955
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Compare to homeopape from Ubik (1969) by Philip K. Dick.

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