We Can Remember It For You Wholesale by Philip K. Dick:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Remarkable story; the depths of Dick's imagination is shown by how often his short stories are raided for movie scripts. Although Total Recall was a pretty good science fiction movie (neat special effects), read the original story to see why tens of millions was spent bringing it to life. Select an invention:

Artificial Gill Outfit
A diving suit that pulls air from the water.

Erased Memory - forget about it
A procedure that deletes selected memories from the human mind.

Extra-Factual Memory - an implanted memory
A "memory" placed in a person's mind by artifice, rather than by real life experience.

Telepathic Transmitter (Telep-transmitter)
A device using living alien tissue to transmit your thoughts.

Tru-Mem Systems
Organic process of recalling personal events.

 

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