Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in The Psychophonic Nurse
by David H. Keller

Excellent novella-length story about the use of household robots. Dr. Keller shows his bias toward human interaction by using the story to demonstrate that it would, perhaps, be best if people were taken care of by people, even if robots could do the job.

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:

Robot Nurses Seem Unavoidable
   Worried about impersonal health care? How about some nice, caring 'intelligent robot swarms?'

PowerBot Robot Nurse From Saskatoon
   It's a small start, but when they're working on robotic nurses in Saskatoon, you're going to need to get serious about robots.

Robot Nanny Makes Poor Role Model For Children
   PaPeRo, iRobi, Jupiter, Qrio - are these excessively cute robots the roboticists answer to Mary Poppins? Or a danger? You be the judge.

Solar Power Necktie (Clip-On Only)
   Another great application for circuit/textile combinations. What's the earliest reference to the idea of combining textiles and wiring?

Space Toilet Diaper From Japan
   There's always something on the drawing board at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency; this time, it's a very personal space toilet.

Robot Baby Crib By Suima
   If you have one of those kids who just don't sleep well, there's this mechanical baby bed.

robuLAB10 Healthcare Roomba
   This little bot is just a prototype, but imagine if you will a little household medical robot that follows your elderly mother-in-law around the house.

Exmobaby Biosensor Pajamas For Baby
   Hush little baby, don't say a word. Mama's gonna ... be watching you on her cell phone.

iBag Urine Bag Tweets When Full
   A top hospital tweeter? Collectively.

Smart Bra From First Warning Systems
   '...a delicate current is sent ... to an amplifier and a certain sound is made, and the nurse will properly react...'- David H. Keller, 1928.

Smart Diapers Help Spot Disease
   'In every diaper there is a fine copper wire...'- David H. Keller, 1928.

'Smart Sock' From Owlet Baby Care
   'In every diaper there is a fine copper wire...'- David H. Keller, 1928.

Owlet Vitals, The Future Of Baby Monitoring
   'In every diaper there is a fine copper wire…' - David H. Keller, 1928.

Mimo Baby Monitor
   'In every diaper there is a fine copper wire.'- David H. Keller, 1928.

MC10 Electronics Skin Stickers
   'Every diaper... a fine copper wire…' - David H. Keller, 1928.

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in the News

Disney Keeps Backups Of Star Wars Franchise Actors
re: William Gibson
(10/16/2018)

Farming In Space Starts With Mycorrhiza
re: Robert Heinlein
(10/14/2018)

Jaguar I-Pace Audible Vehicle Alert System For EVs
re: Robert Heinlein
(10/12/2018)

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