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)

Unicephalon 40-D - yes, mr. president

Stand-By (1963)

Unit Analyst Robot

The Chromium Fence (1955)

Visual Ad

Sales Pitch (1954)

Visual Report Screen

Nanny (1955)

Voice Encyclopedia - a robot has answers

Galactic Pot-Healer (1969)

Voight-Kampff Empathy Test - can you pass?

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968)

Vulcan 3 - endless self-modifying computer

Vulcan's Hammer (1960)

Weary Deep-Sleep

Lies, Inc. (1964)

Web (Data Network) - remarkable first use

Souvenir (1954)

Weightless Work Area - the ideal workbench

Galactic Pot-Healer (1969)

Win-Reducing Gambling Circuit - very sneaky

Return Match (1967)

Word Tab - find out more info.

Cantata 140 (1964)

Worldcraft Bubble

The Trouble With Bubbles (1953)

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