Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Encounter at Farpoint
by David Gerrold

This is the novelization of the first Star Trek: The New Generation TV series episode. The pilot episode script was by written by D. C. Fontana and Gene Roddenberry, and directed by Corey Allen.

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:

CirculaFloor - Smart Tile Holodeck?
   The CirculaFloor is a computer interface; it consists of a set of movable floor tiles. As the user walks in a chosen direction, the floor tile maintains the position.

Holo-Dek - A Unique Real-World Virtual Venue
   The Holo-Dek center in Hampton, New Hampshire, may not quite have the same features as the holodeck from Star Trek - but when you see your favorite computer games unfold at human scale, you might just buy into their business.

Crickets Now Have 'Holodeck'
   Crickets get theirs first, thanks to helpful humans.

Google Holodeck Now Operational
   Who knew Google had a holodeck?

USC's Project Holodeck
   Soon, a hologrid with omnidirectional holographic diodes! 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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Science Fiction
in the News

Sky Cruise Nuclear Powered Flying Hotel Concept
re: Ed Earl Repp

The Mojo Smart Contact Lens Experience
re: Vernor Vinge

Small Town Wants 60 License Plate Readers
re: Robert Heinlein

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