Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Cyberpunk classic; be sure to read one of the books that set the tone for many others. And yes, it does contain the greatest pizza delivery scene in all of world literature. Select an invention:

Airbag Jacket - instant Michelin Man

Arachnofiber Uniforms - Spidey delivers pizza

Avatar - godlike poseurs

Avatar Construction Set - build your virtual self

Burbclave - autonomous suburban enclave

CIC Virtual Earth - google earth

Data Goggles - immerse yourself in the matrix

Deliverator Car - pizza on the edge

Dentata - anti-rape device worn internally

High-Voltage Cuffs - Captain Nemo likes

Hypercard - it sure carries a lot of weight

Loogie Gun - can't we have nonviolent AND sanitary?

MagnaPoon - as in harpoon

Metaverse - the whole virtual world

Rat Thing

Reason Hypervelocity Railgun

Sintered Armorgel

Smart Pizza Box - your pizza knows if it's late

Smartwheels - variable length spokes

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re: Larry Niven

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re: Otis Adelbert Kline

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re: Various

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re: HG Wells

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re: EC Tubb

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re: Philip K Dick

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re: Philip K Dick

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re: Brian Aldiss

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re: Robert Heinlein

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re: Frederik Pohl

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re: Philip K. Dick

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re: Frank Herbert

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