John Shirley:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
John Patrick Shirley (b. 1954) is an American writer and musician who began publishing science fiction with "The Word 'Random,' Deliberately Repeated" for Clarion (1973) edited by Robin Scott Wilson, and who has performed as lead singer in rock bands, including the punk band Sado Nation.
Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

A small speaker that you can put in your ear.

Freezone (1985)

A device that used stimulation of a large skin area to impart images to the user.

Freezone (1985)

Freezone - artificial island community
A vast floating island in international waters.

Freezone (1985)

Reactive Walls - club scene 2020
Wall surfaces designed for use in clubs; they reacted to the music played in the room.

Freezone (1985)

Visor - personal screen
A snap-down video screen for your eyes only.

Freezone (1985)

Wire Act
A person with special hardware modifications that allow him or her to create music by bodily movement.

Freezone (1985)

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