Prima Donna 1980 by Frederic Brown:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

"WHEN television becomes an established, perfected mode of entertainment and the ownership of the centers of broadcasting becomes more concentrated — which present tendencies indicate as probabilities in the near future — problems galore, of astoundingly new and as yet undreamed of complications, must follow in natural sequence. A few of these problems — with their cleverly ingenious solutions — are propounded by our contributor from H. G. Wells' country. We are glad to welcome our new English author to our midst."

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('Prima Donna 1980' by Bernard Brown)

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Adoption of Television
Prediction of TV penetration in homes and the death of movie houses.

Perfect Voice Modulation
Artificially creating the perfect human singing voice.

Skycar
A personal means of transportation that flies.

Sound Nullifier
A barrier to sound; the cancellation of sound waves.

 

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