Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in The Living Machine
by David H. Keller

"Very often we see screaming headlines in our favorite daily paper announcing “man killed by reckless driver” or “four injured in head-on auto crash,” or something similar.

"It is not difficult to secure a license to drive a car. All that is necessary is for the applicant to be seventeen years of age or over and pass a simple written and road test.

"The dangers of the big city, due to the carelessness ef some drivers, have been compared to the more primeval terrors of the jungle.

"Thousands of needless deaths and injuries could be averted yearly if the operation of the automolnle could be made absolutely safe without the slightest chance of accident except those that are intentionaL

"You will find this story absorbing from the first line to the last, and so convincing that you can easily picture it as a true narrative of the future."


('Living Machine' by David H. Keller, MD)

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:

A Baker's Dozen Of Autonomous Car-Related Revolutions
   'Old people began to cross the continent in their own cars.' - David H. Keller, 1935.

Google Should Name Roads After Science Fiction Authors
   Heinlein, DIck, Niven - and more!

Baby Boomers Will LOVE Autonomous Cars (Trust Me!)
   'Old people began to cross the continent in their own cars....' - David H. Keller, 1935.

Tesla's To Eye Future With New Sensors?
   'I want to show you something new in the way of an automobile.' - David H. Keller, 1935.

The Point Of View Of An Autonomous Car
   'It is safe to say that the new model almost revolutionized America in more ways than one...' - David H. Keller, 1935.

GM Introduces Cruise AV With No Steering Wheel
   'How about the steering wheel?' ... 'I do not need one.' - David H. Keller, 1935.

Sex In Driverless Cars? Updated With Video!
   '...admirable for petting.' - David H. Keller, 1935.

Elon Musk Foretells Tesla Sans Steering Wheel
   'How about the steering wheel... I don't need one.' - David Keller, 1935.

Cruise Autonomous Car Drives Aimlessly For An Hour
   Convincing video shows progress (and limitations).

Autonomous Waymo Jaguar I-PACEs In San Francisco
   '... just one more reason why the average human being should not be allowed to drive such a powerful machine!' - Dr. David H. Keller, 1935.

Elon Musk: Production Of Robotaxis In 2024
   'How about the steering wheel... I don't need one.' - David Keller, 1935.

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