Count Zero by William Gibson:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

This is Gibson's second book, published after Neuromancer; it is set in the same near-future Earth. A corporate mercenary is given the task of getting a high tech executive (and his new biochip) to safety. Select an invention:

Biosoft
A biography that includes actual life experience from the subject; a biographical download.

Dustplug - cover your Microsoft slot
A cover specially made to protect one's microsoft socket; a tongue retainer for your brain.

Orbital Terminus - airport in orbit
An airport in space; a terminal for low earth orbit flights.

Polycarbon Phone Screen
A telephone that provides videophone capability using a very thin screen that is folded away when not in use.

Slamhound
An automated assassination device with a keen sense of smell.

 

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