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by William Gibson

Set in California (well, NoCal and SoCal) in 2005, there is a lot of social upheaval (homeless people seize the San Francisco bay bridge for living space, television worship). A bicycle messenger turned pickpocket steals a set of high-tech sunglasses that can see into a special dataset; DatAmerica corporate types pursue.

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:

VolksVegan - Biodiesel Powered Vehicles
   The VolksVegan biodiesel is a great little car; any diesel vehicle can be converted to run on vegetable oil. Rudolph Diesel would have approved!

Lookalike 'Wanted' Leaflet Features Harry Potter Actor
   This is not a real compliment for actors; however, it's a technique that police hope will work.

A Real-Life Bridge City?
   Cities in Europe have bridge cities - why not the US?

Toyota's Camatte Has William Gibson's Digital Hood
   'That's a nice car out there," Rydell said...'- William Gibson, 1993.

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in the News

Las Vegas Humans Ready To Strike Over Robots
re: John Twelve Hawks
(6/19/2018)

You'll Regrow That Limb, One Day
re: Frank Herbert
(6/18/2018)

Elon Musk Seeks To Create 1941 Heinlein Speedster
re: Robert Heinlein
(6/16/2018)

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