Tekwar by William Shatner:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Good old-fashioned detective yarn set in the 22nd-century; lots of cool gadgets and characters. Jake Cardigan, wronged ex-cop, is released early from prison coma to solve a mystery. Select an invention:

Kamikaze Andy - not Threepio
An android that is designed as an assassination weapon.

Orbiting Penal Colony - Alcatraz in orbit
A prison placed in orbit (better than Alcatraz).

Voxbox - talking back
An intelligent home agent.

 

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18 Wheels Mutant Centipede Vehicle
re: Robert Heinlein
(9/29/2023)

Octopus Suckers Inspire Transdermal Patches
re: Philip K. Dick
(9/27/2023)

Robotic Hands Have More Than One Use
re: Philip K. Dick
(9/25/2023)

Space Weather To Universe Weather
re: Poul Anderson
(9/23/2023)

That's MOXIE! Terraforming Mars Baby Steps
re: Jack Williamson
(9/21/2023)

'No, I'm Not A Robot' - Robot
re: Schachner and Zagat
(9/17/2023)

Missing Jet Finally Found
re: Roger Zelazny
(9/15/2023)

Philippines Coast Guard Cuts Chinese Barrier
re: Roger Zelazny
(9/13/2023)

Barista Robot Perfects Latte Swirl With Multi-DOF Wriggle
re: Anthony Boucher
(9/11/2023)

Vendetta 2023 All-Terrain Skateboard Could Use Neal Stephenson's Smartwheels
re: Neal Stephenson
(9/9/2023)

Safe Street Rebel Autonomous Vehicle Luddites And Schachner's 1931 Robot-Deranger
re: Schachner and Zagat
(9/7/2023)

The Electric Balance Bicycle And The Decline Of Western Civilization
re: David H. Keller
(9/5/2023)

'Droplet' Battery Microscale Power Pack
re: Alfred Bester
(9/3/2023)

ARX-5 Doing Robot Arm Dancing
re: Fritz Lang
(9/1/2023)

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