Vulcan's Hammer by Philip K. Dick:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Outstanding novel describes a not-too-distant Earth run by the Unity organization, a totalitarian world bureaucracy; every move is dictated by Vulcan 3, a supercomputer that is self-aware. The story was published in an abbreviated form in Future Science Fiction magazine in 1956. Select an invention:

Fluid Metal Letters

Hammer - weapon of AIs

Interactive Blackboard

Metal BIrds

Pencil Beam

Robot Tracking Device - preferred surveillance tool of AIs

Transdermal Drug Capsule - slap it on

Vulcan 3 - endless self-modifying computer

 

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