Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in The Machine Stops
by E.M. Forster

Science fiction in the News articles describe real-world events that relate to the ideas and inventions in sf novels and movies. Select a news article:

Remote-Controlled Robotic Hand Performs Breast Exams
   A remote-controlled robotic hand will soon enable medical specialists to examine women from anywhere in the world.

Americans Give Up Friends For Net
   Would you rather get news, information and companionship from the Internet, or from friends face to face?

Telemedicine Platform For Consultation Works
   Interesting study demonstrates that even simple two-way consultation with an appropriate telemedicine program works. With video.

Google Flu Trends - Dr. Google Beats CDC
   It turns out that Google is way ahead of the CDC in predicting flu activity. The nose knows.

Hotel Room Of The Future Is German, Retrotastic
   This 'hotel room of the future' video provides a review of a retrotastic future too kitschy to believe; with memories of future rooms from the past century of science fiction.

HDTV Videophone From LG And Panasonic
   I'm not sure whether marketing departments have asked whether people really want to be seen in high definition on their videophone.

Your Telemedicine Future
   Vashti, your telemedicine apparatus is almost ready, thanks to physicians and Internet technicians.

E-Health Point Telemedicine In Rural India
   Amazing story of a medical start-up that provides affordable health care services in rural India.

GiraffPlus Robot Helps Elderly At Home
   SF writers wrote about telemedicine much earlier than you think.

The 'Internet Of Touch' For Telemedicine
   'Immediately an enormous apparatus fell on to her out of the ceiling...' - EM Forster, 1909.

Americans! Stay Indoors To Save Energy
   'Those funny old days, when men went for change of air instead of changing the air in their rooms!' - EM Forster, 1909.

TytoCare Offers Futuristic Home Care
   'Immediately an enormous apparatus fell on to her out of the ceiling...' - EM Forster, 1909.

I Love Ceiling-Mounted Robots
   'Immediately an enormous apparatus fell on to her out of the ceiling...' - EM Forster, 1911. 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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SpaceX Intros Extravehicular Activity Suit
re: Garret P. Serviss

Athena Smart Security Guard Robot With Face Recognition
re: Greg Bear

The FLUTE Project - A Huge Liquid Mirror In Space
re: Raymond Z. Gallun

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