Robert J. Sawyer:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
Robert J. Sawyer (b. 1960) is a Canadian science fiction writer. He grew up in Toronto, and now resides in Mississauga, Ontario. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Radio and Television from Ryerson University of Toronto. He won the 1995 Nebula Award for his novel The Terminal Experiment and the 2003 Hugo for his novel Hominids.
Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Alibi Archive - personal recording
A recording made of transmissions from a personal implant that perceived everything that happened to that individual.

Hominids (Neanderthal Parallax) (2003)

Companion Implant - life monitor
Electronic device placed within the body; it has a wide variety of uses.

Hominids (Neanderthal Parallax) (2003)

Desktop-TV
Video available worldwide, prepared by everyone.

Factoring Humanity (1998)

EyePod - you'll need one for your implant
A generic term for the external computing processing unit needed for eye implants.

WWW: Wake (2009)

Tuned-Laser Decontamination - zap just the bad
Process to destroy foreign biomolecules within the body.

Hybrids (Neanderthal Parallax) (2003)

Websight - visualize the Net
A way of visualizing the Internet internally.

WWW: Wake (2009)


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