James P. Hogan:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
James Patrick Hogan (b. 1941) was born and educated in London. He worked at the Royal Aircraft Establishment at Farnborough, covering the practical and theoretical sides of electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering. Not surprisingly, he is known for his hard sf writing.
Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Briefcase Computer - early reference
A portable computer workstation.

Inherit the Stars (1977)

Deposition (3D Printing)
A method for creating any object, molecule by molecule.

Assassin (1978)

Flexible Sprung Boots
Boots designed to be flexible when walking, but upon a hard step, will have a spring characteristic.

Inherit the Stars (1977)

Repair Drones - flying fix-it bot
Small flying construction and repair machines.

The Two Faces of Tomorrow (1979)

Structural Scanning
Essentially, a whole-object camera, that would take a detailed picture of the structure of an object.

Assassin (1978)

Trimagniscope - see inside any object
A device that produced a usable cross-sectional image of any part of an object.

Inherit the Stars (1977)


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