Philip K. Dick:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
Philip K. Dick was born in Chicago in 1928; he died of heart failure in 1982. He won the Hugo for The Man in the High Castle and the John Campbell award for Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said. Many of his short stories have been made into movies; Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? (Bladerunner) and We Can Remember It For You Wholesale (Total Recall).
Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Adjustable Television

The Simulacra (Ace)

Agfom Potent-Shot - picture the future

Clans of the Alphane Moon (1964)

Agile Recording Robot

Solar Lottery (1955)

Alcohol-Sensing System

The Game Players of Titan (1963)

Ampek F-a2 Recording System

The Simulacra (Ace)

Android Safety Mechanism

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968)

Andy - an artificial human

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968)

Antithermal Shield

The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch (1965)

Art-Derm - spray-on skin

Dr. Futurity (1960)

Artificial Gill Outfit

We Can Remember It For You Wholesale (1966)


Ubik (1969)

Artif-Org - mechanical replacement organ

Cantata 140 (1964)


Solar Lottery (1955)

Auto Course-Finding Pilot

Clans of the Alphane Moon (1964)

Auto Shovel

The Simulacra (Ace)

Autofac (Nanorobots) - a factory that can replicate itself

Autofac (1955)

Automated Apartment Maintenance

Ubik (1969)

Automatic Factory

Autofac (1955)

Automatic Ore Cart

Autofac (1955)

Autonomic Cab - all on its own

The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch (1965)

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