Nanotime by Bart Kosko:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

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Birthing egg - IVF without the bother
A chamber for in vitro fertilization (IVF), combining the DNA of two people to produce a child, without all the usual bother.

Boomer Park - where we're going
Where the baby boomers all went to retire and die.

Chiphead - circuits rule, neurons drool
A person whose organic brain has been effectively superseded by a firmware (integrated circuit or more advanced technology) device.

Ice Dart - shot with an icicle
A variation on an old locked door mystery idea.

Raisin - intelligent hearing aid
A small device like a hearing aid that fits inside the external part of the ear; combines an intelligent agent and wireless access to the network.

Smart Lanes - my way IS the highway
Roadways that monitored, directed and controlled traffic.

Superacid - smart acid
Smart acids that could be created to ignore particular compounds and dissolve others.

 

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