David Brin:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
David Brin (b. 1950) is an American science fiction writer. He has won both the Hugo and Nebula awards. He holds a Bachelor of Science in astronomy, a masters degree in applied physics and PhD in space science. Perhaps his most famous novels are the Uplift series. His 1985 novel The Postman was made into a major motion picture.
Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Magnus-Effect Ambulance - sidewise force

Earth (1990)

Mammontelephas - baby mammoths

Earth (1990)

Needles (Chocolate and Vanilla)

Sundiver (1979)

Oxygen Hip Flask - just a quick nip

Earth (1990)

Personal Cache - a digital safety deposit box

Earth (1990)

Poppins - Julie Andrews android

Kiln People (2002)

Portable Ident-Plate - quick prints

Earth (1990)

Predictions Registry - if you're sure

Earth (1990)

Reading Plaque - ultrathin display

Earth (1990)

Sonomagnetic Fabric - listen with your shirt

Earth (1990)

Stim-Crib

Natulife (1994)

Subvocal Input Device - under your breath

Earth (1990)

Sunshade-Photocell Collector

Earth (1990)

Tether Space Station

Tank Farm Dynamo (1983)

True-Vu Lenses (Goggles) - sneak a peek

Earth (1990)

Virtual Childrearing - long distance childcare

Natulife (1994)

Vivisector - software deconstruction

Earth (1990)

Whale Waldo

Sundiver (1979)

Yeast-Beast Machine - meat in vat

Natulife (1994)

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