Alan Nourse (w/Meyer):
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
Alan E. Nourse (1928-1992) was an American science fiction writer, as well as a physician. His works included sf for adults as well as the juvenile market; he also published non-fiction works about medicine and science. His novel The Bladerunner provided the name for Ridley Scott's movie version of Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?.

J.A. Meyer collaborated on several works with Nourse; other than that, I can't find anything online.

Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Gyro Two-Wheeled Truck - a Segway truck
A gyroscopically-stabilized truck with just two wheels.

The Sign of the Tiger (1958)

Neutronic Shielding - monomolecular protection
Very high density monomolecular shielding

The Sign of the Tiger (1958)

Photosight - sees the highway
An automotive device that automatically follows a painted white line on the roadway, letting the car drive itself.

The Sign of the Tiger (1958)

Tik-Talker
A method of scrambling spoken speech for encoded transmission.

The Sign of the Tiger (1958)


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