Science Fiction in the News Articles
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by Philip K. Dick

Depicts a future totalitarian state dominated by a matriarch.

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Scarab Lunar Prospecting Robot
   The Scarab robot provides a test-bed for all kinds of thinking about lunar prospecting.

'Mechanical Tumor' Meatspace Expression Of Computer Stress
   Would you really want to visualize your computer's level of activity in terms you can really, I mean viscerally, understand?

Commercial Flies Sport Tiny Banner Ads
   Phil Dick must be rolling over in his grave; buzzing advertisements are something I could live without.

Paparazzi Bots Get The Picture
   This news-gathering robot has the tools for persistent robotic reporting.

Google Adjustable Television
   Google wants you to have the greatest possible freedom of choice in selecting programming. Philip K. Dick also wanted you to have freedom of choice _within_ programming.

Japan's Humanoid Robot Moonbase Plan
   Now settlers on the moon will have robotic neighbors - a famnextdo.

Neurochip A Living Brain On A Silicon Chip
   'The Ganymedean life form ... had not yet objected to being made over into a portion of an electronic system.'- Philip K. Dick

Biotic Video Games Use Living Cells
   'The Ganymedean life form did not experience pain and had not yet objected to being made over into a portion of an electronic system.'

Cyborg Tissues Combine Transistors and Cells
   'Nat Flieger reflexively poured water into a cup and fed the living protoplasm incorporated into the Ampek F-a2 recording system...'

Human On A Chip
   '[The] life form ... had not yet objected to being made over into a portion of an electronic system.'

Thailand's Chatterbox Social Media App Influences Content
   'He adjusted the n, the r and b knobs, and hopefully anticipated a turn for the better in the dire droning-on of the speech...' Philip K. Dick, 1964.

Graphene Cytobot - Cyborg Bacterial Spores May Help Astronauts
   '[It] had not yet objected to being made over into a portion of an electronic system... '- Philip K. Dick, 1964.

Internet Needs 'Hate Spell Checker' - Eric Schmidt
   'He adjusted the n, the r and b knobs, and hopefully anticipated a turn for the better...' - Philip K. Dick, 1964.

Cyborg Cardiac Patch Combines Organics And Electronics
   '[It] had not yet objected to being made over into a portion of an electronic system... '- Philip K. Dick, 1964.

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A 'Genuine Nanorobotic Production Factory'
re: Philip K. Dick
(2/4/2018)

Neuromorphic Computer Offers Non-von Neumann Architecture
re: Isaac Asimov
(2/3/2018)

Evorus Your Crowd-Powered Conversational Assistant
re: Frank Herbert
(2/2/2018)

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