Daemon by Daniel Suarez:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Excellent new novel describes a near future/present day in which a computer game entrepreneur finds a way to continue 'gaming' even after death. This novel was first self-published in 2006; the text used in the technovelgy items listed below comes from the 2009 edition. This novel has apparently been optioned by the producer of WarGames for Paramount Pictures. Select an invention:

AutoM8
A remote-controlled automobile.

Controllable Drone Army
Darknet sorcerer uses gestures to control a network of drone servants.

Digital Ink License Plate
License tags that can change both state and number in the blink of an eye.

Distributed Assembly Plant
Bringing parts together for assembly in a crowd anonymously.

HUD Glasses
Integrated glasses and projector provides a portable heads-up display for augmented reality.

Laser-Induced Plasma
Shoots lightning from your fingertips.

Mind-Reading with MRI
Making use of direct brain imaging to discern a person's thoughts.

Razorback
Autonomous motorcycle weapons platform.

Third Eye
An output device that uses the skin of the user.

 

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