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Skeletar And Dragon Lyre ExoticGuitars - Science Fiction Instruments
   Luthier Peter McGilton has used his Masters Degree in Fine Arts, and post graduate studies in classical instrument construction, to take the guitar-maker's art to truly science-fictional levels. Jack Vance would love this guy.

RapLeaf, Whuffie and Strakh
   What is the best way to apportion goods between people in a society? How about starting with a reputation manager?

Reactogon Synthesizer - Chain Reactive Performance Arpeggiator
   Fascinating musical interface is a cross between a board game and an instrument.

Reputation As Property
   Whether you say 'whuffie' or 'strakh,' young and old sf fans understand the value of reputation.

Klout Score Measures Your Influence
   Based on 10 networks including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Foursquare.

China's Social Credit System - A Facebook-1984 Mashup
   'Prestige, face, mana, repute, glory: the Sirenese word is strakh.' - Jack Vance, 1976.

China Requires Social Credit Codes Of Live Stream Users
   'Every man has his characteristic strakh...' - Jack Vance, 1976. is devoted to the creative inventions of science fiction authors and movie makers. Look for the Science Fiction Invention Category that interests you, the Glossary of Science Fiction Inventions, the Timeline of Science Fiction Inventions, or see what's New.
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Ulm Sleep Pods For The Homeless
re: Larry Niven

Prophetic Offers Lucid Dreaming Halo With Morpheus-1 AI
re: Peter Watts

More Like A Tumblebug Than A Motorcycle
re: Robert Heinlein

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