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Lunar Pogo Stick - Retro Technovelgy From 1968
'Lucky touched the leap knob...' - Isaac Asimov, 1954. (re: Isaac Asimov)

MIT And Rice Create Blade Runner Photo Analysis
Rick Deckard, your photo analysis is ready. (re: Ridley Scott)

SayCan with PaLM - Google's Robot Helper
The older I get, the more interested I am in helpful robots. (re: Various)

Real-Life Mind-Reading With MRI
'So you see, you can hide nothing from me. I am about to know you better than anyone has ever known you.' - Daniel Suarez, 2009. (re: Daniel Suarez)

Whisper Aero Ultraquiet Electric Aviation
'A white electric plane approached at great speed...' - Charles Cloukey, 1930. (re: Charles Cloukey)

Maybe We Should Harvest Saturn's Rings While We Still Can
'One infuriated astronomer had been euthanized for burning the chairman of the board.' - Alfred Bester, 1974. (re: Alfred Bester)

Devices Powered By Bacteria In Your Future
'[It] had not yet objected to being made over into a portion of an electronic system... '- Philip K. Dick, 1964. (re: Philip K. Dick)

MyManu Titan 'Screenless Smartphone'
'...the programmed software includes procedures for translating most normal variations of voice, idiom, accent, and other variable modalities into a computer-oriented sim-script.' - Frederik Pohl, 1966. (re: Frederik Pohl)

Great. Now AIs Have Access To Hacking Tools
'... when you and the Flatline punch through that ice and scramble the cores.' - William Gibson, 1984. (re: William Gibson)

CAVForth Autonomous Bus Of Scotland
'Buses without drivers moved close to the curb and stopped...' - Henry Kuttner, 1946. (re: Henry Kuttner)

Virtual Reality: Is Technology Alone Enough To Fully Enter A New World?
'Otherwise what good are the Perky Pat layouts to them?' - Philip K. Dick, 1969. (re: Phillip K. Dick)

Was Jack Williamson's 'Cometeer' Ship Inspired By Halley's Comet?
'Its shape was puzzling - a strangely perfect ellipsoid...' - Jack Williamson, 1936. (re: Jack Williamson)

Atomic Force Microscopy Works On Living Cells
'He stood rigid as feeler-planes brushed down his body.' - Jack Vance, 1954. (re: Jack Vance)

Could Aliens Shelter In 'Terminator Zones' on 'Ribbon World' Exoplanets?
'... the two halves face the monotonous extremes of heat and cold, while the region of possible life is the girdling ribbon of the twilight zone.' - Isaac Asimov, 1945. (re: Isaac Asimov)

Can Artificial Intelligences Be Stopped?
'What is it?... A guillotine for mice?' - Arthur C. Clarke, 1982. (re: Arthur C. Clarke)

Rockets To The Moon In The Style Of Miro And Goya
'The results would not be happy; a schizoid painting was bound to ensue.' - FL Wallace, 1953. (re: FL Wallace)

Diamond NanoTech Battery Lasts 28,000 Years
'In the pearly light of the pocket nucleo-bulb...' - Isaac Asimov, 1951. (re: Isaac Asimov)

Robot Gas Station Attendant Fills Tank - Which I Saw In 1962
'... he waited for the robotrix attendant to finish fueling up his ship.' - Philip K. Dick, 1974. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Cheap Paper-Based Sensors Let You Snoop For Pesticides
'...the unobtrusive inspections with tiny remote-cast snoopers.' - Frank Herbert, 1965. (re: Frank Herbert)

I Am Alarmed By Efforts To Teach AIs And Robots To Hate
'LET ME TELL YOU HOW MUCH I'VE COME TO HATE YOU SINCE I BEGAN TO LIVE.' - Harlan Ellison, 1967. (re: Harlan Ellison)

MXenes - Atomic-Thin Metal Sheets Now Easier To Make
'...a rolled-up sheet of a thin, dark metal strange to them.' - John Edwards, 1934. (re: John Edwards)

Do We Still Need Orbiting Factories?
'... his contract with Space Industries required him to work summers in their orbital factory complex.' - Jerry Pournelle, 1976. (re: Jerry Pournelle)

Space Weather Forecasters Surprised By Strong Solar Storm
'Space-weather men had been placed at their disposal...' - Lawrence Chandler, 1952. (re: Lawrence Chandler)

JWST Finds New World Of Turbulent Silicate Clouds
'THIS is Ceti Alpha V!' - Gene Roddenberry, 1982. (re: Gene Roddenberry)

3D Printed Cheesecake Not Quite Food Replicator Quality
With each successive print, our model needed to incorporate more structural ingredients to minimize print failures (re: Various)

Spectroscopic Analysis Of DART Impact Debris Cloud (SF Prediction)
'... Wendis stared thoughtfully at the brilliant lines on the spectroscope screen.' - EC Tube, 1958. (re: EC Tubb)

Modern App Provides Video Technology From Bradbury's 'Fahrenheit 451'
'A special spot-wavex scrambler also caused his televised image, in the area immediately about his lips, to mouth the vowels and consonants beautifully.' - Ray Bradbury, 1953. (re: Ray Bradbury)

Win $250K By Reading Ancient Scrolls Carbonized By Vesuvius
'... it was as if the upper part had been removed, like a cut deck of cards.' - James P. Hogan, 1977. (re: James P. Hogan)

Toy-Like Robot Well-Being Coaches Are The Best
Sumomo will get those office workers into good shape! (re: Manga Clamp)

AI-Trained Snack App Avatar Goes On Dates For You
'... who let their handbag computers carry all the conversation.' - Stanislaw Lem, 1983. (re: Stanislaw Lem)

M-Dwarf Stars May Not Have Habitable Planets
'Thus it came about that the search for a planetiferous sun near a white dwarf star was not unduly prolonged...' - EE 'Doc' Smith, 1934. (re: EE 'Doc' Smith)

Too Soon To Doom Lunar Farside Observatories
'Earth never shone there, but life was good.' - Raymond Z. Gallun, 1954. (re: Raymond Z. Gallun)

Amitabh Bachchan Wins Personality Protection
'He led me down the Hall of Portraits to the ego-likeness of the Duke Leto Atreides.' - Frank Herbert, 1964. (re: Frank Herbert)

LIAM F1 UWT Clever Rooftop Windmill
'...a windmill on his roof...' - John Jacob Astor IV, 1894. (re: John Jacob Astor IV)

Scent-Identifying Robot Uses Machine Learning
'It's picking up diphenyl compounds and tetrahydrocarbons...' - Michael Crichton, 1985. (re: Michael Crichton)

Volvo's Autonomous Truck
'They were automatic trucks such as are used for making deliveries...' - Miles J. Breuer, 1932. (re: Miles J. Breuer)

Skiing On The Moon - Skiing on Asteroids?
'MacIntyre bent down without a word and picked up the wide skis necessary to negotiate the powdery ash.' - Robert Heinlein, 1940. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Liberty Lifter X-Plane From DARPA
'...the tremendous speed that the Jupiter was turning up under the thrust of her twenty-four screws whirling on the shafts of twelve powerful motors.' - Ed Earl Repp, 1929. (re: Ed Earl Repp)

Robot Performs 3D Bioprinting Inside The Body
'Probably Runciter's body contained a dozen artiforgs...' - Philip K. Dick, 1969. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Bubloons May Be The Start Of Something Much Bigger
'Spurgle kicked at the letter G... It was a monstrous white thing, ten feet thick, half a city block long...' - Alan Nelson, 1953. (re: Alan Nelson)

Sleeping Pods In Tokyo Railway Stations
'... she was asleep before the lid sealed fully back in place.' - Larry Niven, 2003. (re: Larry Niven)

Wist Labs Makes Minority Report Family Videos Come True
Step inside your memory - it's immersive. (re: Steven Spielberg)

Robot Imagines Itself (Not The First Time This Has Happened)
'[Robots] have to discover their hands, feet, and other parts of their bodies' - Roger P. Graham, 1949. (re: Roger P. Graham)

Intelligent Trash Sorting By Robots Predicted Long Ago
'Robots pick up the garbage and junk and load it in there...' - Harry Harrison, 1956. (re: Harry Harrison)

SpaceX Fairing Catch Suggestion
Just a suggestion... (re: Ed Earl Repp)

MIT Robot Eel Made Up Of Voxel Segments
'It was about five feet long, a silver flexiprene-covered body like a fat snake...' - Susan Beetlestone, 2012. (re: Susan Bettlestone)

Synthetic Voices Demanded Of New Actors
'The tape-recorded synthetic voice spoke with its usual dispassionate calm.' - Thorton Ayre (re: Thorton Ayre)

'Courier Commons' By Tomorrow Lab, From Karl Schroeder (and Bruce Sterling?)
'The pokkecon rang again. *The coffee’s for him?* Tsuyoshi said.' - Bruce Sterling, 1998. (re: Bruce Sterling)

Terrifying Robotic Apple Harvester
'... little machines, that went from plant to plant.' - Otfrid von Hanstein, 1935. (re: Otfrid von Hanstein)

Jetson-Style Clockwork Robot Nail Salon Coming To Target Near You
The Jetson's imagined so much future. (re: Jetsons)

Mechanical Horse Sculpture Gallops In Place
'Rod placed the brain inside the panel... the horse raised its head, wiggled its ears, blinked twice, gave a tentative whinny.' - Christopher Stasheff, 1969. (re: Christopher Stasheff)

'Make Sunsets' Tweaks Climate By Atmospheric Alteration
'Pina2bo would have to operate full blast for many years to put as much SO2 into the stratosphere as its namesake had done in a few minutes.' - Neal Stephenson, 2021. (re: Neal Stephenson)

Eviation Alice Electric Plane First Flight
'A white electric plane approached at great speed...' - Charles Cloukey, 1930. (re: Charles Cloukey)

Hotels Turn To Robots As Human Workers Regroup
'Chain of hotels that specialized in non-human service.' - Harry Harrison, 1970. (re: Harry Harrison)

Changesite Mineral To Be Mined On Moon By China
'But then... not every bulldozer operator works on the Moon.' - Pournelle and Niven, 1981. (re: Pournelle and Niven)

Tongue-Controlled Tong Wearable Mouth Computer
'Griff found the white and pink map distracting and switched it off using his tongue mouse.' - Greg Bear, 2007. (re: Greg Bear)

Is It Better To Be Short?
'He was one of the smaller, energy-saving new breed...' - Frank Herbert, 1972. (re: Frank Herbert)

Taikonaut Tai Chi Foot Loops
'Jimmy Cardigan and Harlowe, staring through the darkside port, had their feet in the foot-loops...' - Murray Leinster, 1931. (re: Murray Leinster)

Space Billboards Would Ruin Our View Of The Cosmos
'But the rising sign, as it had been designed to do, held his eyes. A vast circle of scarlet stars came up into the greenish desert dusk.' - Jack Williamson, 1939. (re: Jack Williamson)

Orion's 'Skip-to-M'Lou' Entry
'A lightning pilot possibly could land that tin toy without power and still walk away from it provided he had the skill to play Skip-to-M’Lou in and out of the atmosphere...' - Robert Heinlein, 1958. (re: Robert Heinlein)

MarsCat and MetaCat, Your Robot Cat Companions
'It was you who betrayed me — you and your robot cat.' - Raymond F. Jones, 1946. (re: Raymond F. Jones)

Mars Mission Using Nuclear Thermal Propulsion
'with its atomic engine as noiseless as a dancing sunbeam...' - HG Wells, 1914. (re: HG Wells)

Physiotherapists Get Help From Robots
'Most of the Members went into cold-rest; the others tended them...' - Robert Heinlein, 1941. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Robotaxi By Cruise Premieres in Austin, Texas
'... he settled back in a robotaxi and the brilliant lights of the streets flashed past.' - Joe Gibson, 1953. (re: Joe Gibson)

Tentacle Robot Gripper Recalls War Of The Worlds
'It presented a sort of metallic spider with five jointed, agile legs, and with an extraordinary number of jointed levers, bars, and reaching and clutching tentacles.' - HG Wells, 1898. (re: HG Wells)

The Coming Hell Of ChatGPT Salesbots
'Robot-salesmen were everywhere, gesturing, pleading, shrilling...' - Philip K. Dick, 1954. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Harmonia Making Generative Audio Tools For Everyone
'A cacophony of stentorious metal sounds.' - Ray Cummings, 1941. (re: William Gibson)

Fusion Power Breakthrough?
'The prospect of enough D-N beryllium to make fusion power really cheap...' - Gerald Vance, 1956. (re: Gerald Vance)

Artists Replaced By Robots? Everyone's a Patron Now
'The results would not be happy; a schizoid painting was bound to ensue.' - FL Wallace, 1953 (re: F.L. Wallace)

Four-Legged Robot With Magnetized Feet Climbs Walls
'... his magnetic boots which served to hold him to the steel floor.' - Raymond Z. Gallun, 1931. (re: Raymond Z. Gallun)

Thing! Wednesday Robotic Hand (Robot Version)
'The crawling, exploring object was V-Stephen's surgeon-hand...' - Philip K. Dick, 1955. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Mesmer Robot Head Must Be Seen
'... he placed [the brain] inside the robot head, and clapped the padded wig over it.' - Otis Adelbert Kline, 1937. (re: Otis Adelbert Kline)

Tsunami Forecasts Improved By Ionosphere Signals
'Swifter than any tide could ebb, the water was receding from the shore.' (re: Arthur C. Clarke)

Holly+ Processes Your Singing In Holly Herndon's Voice
'The perfect voice is the voice of science.' - Bernard Brown, 1931. (re: Bernard Brown)

EctoLife Concept Video Artificial Womb For Baby Mass Production
'A great many of these synthetic babies were made and allowed to grow up under ideal conditions...' - Dr. David H. Keller, 1928. (re: Dr. David H. Keller)

MK-V Smart Tractor - Fully Electric, Farmer Optional
'A small electric tractor was working at the far side, and a slight hum could be heard from where he sat.' - Warner Van Lorne, 1936 (re: Warner Van Lorne)

Megachurches Catch Up To Heinlein
'Mars,' the kid repeated, threw Boone a Scout salute and made a sixty-foot leap over the crowd. - Robert Heinlein, 1961. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Olympus 3D Printing Using Lunar And Martian Materials
The system may be used to create critical infrastructure on the Moon, including landing pads, blast shields, and roads. (re: John Campbell)

Robot Builds Robots From Voxel Subunits
'I was patiently building the most dangerous thing in creation...' - Maurice G. Hugi, 1941. (re: Maurice G. Hugi)

Meltz Neurorehabilitation Robotic Hand
A new type of rehabilitation called "neuro-rehabilitation. (re: Various)

San Francisco Wants ED-209, Or Maybe Robocop
'The Enforcement Droid series 209 is a self-sufficient law enforcement robot...' - Robocop (Movie). (re: Harlan Ellison)

Seoul Self-Driving 42dot Bus Unveiled
'Buses without drivers moved close to the curb and stopped at intervals.' - Henry Kuttner, 1946. (re: Henry Kuttner)

T. Gondii And The Leaders Of The Pack
'... infected males were more than 46 times more likely to become pack leaders than uninfected males.' (re: Larry Niven)

'Parastronaut' First Astronaut With Disability From ESA (Updated!)
'He had left Earth to get away from its gravitational field...' - Robert Heinlein, 1942. (re: Robert Heinlein)

MIT Self-Assembling Reprogrammable Materials
'Faster the cubes moved; faster the circle revolved; the pyramids raised themselves, stood bolt upright on their square bases...' - Abraham Merritt, 1920. (re: Abraham Merritt)

Mem, The All-Your-Memories, Super Note-Taking App
'Life experience is linearly additive, but the correlation of memory impressions is an unlimited expansion.' - Robert Heinlein, 1941. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Porcine Fat Cells For 3D-Printed Whole Pork Products
'I grabbed two Syntho-Steaks out of the freezer...' - Robert Heinlein, 1950. (re: Robert Heinlein)

LANIUS Loitering Drone Munition Scouts And Maps
'... micro-missiles proceeding at walking pace.' - Philip E. High, 1968. (re: Philip E. High)

Copilot Software AI Training Sued By Involuntary Contributors
'...we've promised him a generous pension from the royalties.' - Anthony Boucher, 1943. (re: Anthony Boucher)

Thin Film Dome Protects Cities From Nuclear Blasts
'What fabric can take that kind of a load? Synthetic spider silk.' - Robert Heinlein, 1939. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Mars Space Weather Alert (MSWA) System
'On the three-dimensional map at weather headquarters... the storm was colored orange.' - AE van Vogt, 1943. (re: AE van Vogt)

Thermite's Robot Firefighter
Possibly worthy of Transformers! (re: Ron Friedman)

Fabrican Dress Sprayed Directly Onto Model On Coperni Runway
'...that might appeal to women, because by discharging from a few or a few dozen bottles a liquid that immediately set into fabrics... they could have a new creation every time.' - Stanislaw Lem, 1961. (re: Stanislaw Lem)

Israel Deploys Sharp Shooter AI-powered Robot Guns
'They lock onto the target... and do the actual shooting once the target is identified.' - Michael Crichton, 1980. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Drone Loiter Munitions Now Available
'...a series of airborne loiter-drones posted on indefinite guard above.' Iain M. Banks, 2004. (re: Philip E. High)

Amazon Blimp Parent Drone Concept
'So the parent drone carries a spotter that it launches...' - Daniel Suarez, 2012. (re: Daniel Suarez)

Cyborg Eye Flashlight Lights Up The Room
'Foyle pressed a tooth with his tongue and the peripheral cells of his retina were excited into emitting a soft light.' - Alfred Bester, 1956. (re: Alfred Bester)

Sea Drones Attack Russian Fleet
'...autofreighters, and other self-piloting craft.' - Ray Naylor, 2022. (re: Ray Naylor)

Aéroplume Blimp For One Reflects 150 Years
You could rent it yourself, but only in 2022 Paris. (re: Albert Robida)

Shift Moonwalkers Help You Walk Faster? How About Tractor Treads!
'...a man could sleep — if he could sleep in an erect position — while the little tractors on his boots carried him on and on.' - Raymond Z. Gallun, 1938. (re: Raymond Z. Gallun)

Hovering Over The Lunar Surface
'It looked like a sure thing.' - Raymond F. Jones, 1973. (re: Raymond F. Jones)

Electric Jet Boats From Enevate and Sealence Collab
An interesting application for batteries; pushing a heavy boat through a fluid like water will be difficult. (re: Capt. S.P. Meek)

Interpol Launches Metaverse For Law Enforcement
'CopSpace sheds some light on matters, of course. Blink and it descends in its full glory.' - Charles Stress, 2007. (re: Charles Stress)

Aeromine Technologies Rooftop Wind Energy
'...a windmill on his roof for light and heat.' - John Jacob Astor IV, 1894. (re: John Jacob Astor IV)

Roomba Hoovers Up More Than Dirt
'He had brought that tiny instrument to map their movements.' - Jack Williamson, 1936. (re: Jack Williamson)

Project MARCH VII Exoskeleton Video
'...devising rigid metallic clothing.' - Edmond Hamilton, 1929. (re: Edmond Hamilton)

VToonify Video Manicuring Program
'The program raced up the screen one scan line at a time, subtly smoothing, deleting and coloring.' - Bruce Sterling, 1985. (re: Bruce Sterling)

Alien Eyes - Here On Earth!
'...a picture of a cyclopean beast living among the asteroidal rubble of some distant sun.' - Arthur C. Clarke (re: Arthur C. Clarke)

New Train Station Offers Minority Report-Style Signs
A whole new world awaits you, John Anderton! (re: Steven Spielberg)

The Autonomous Robotic Urethral Catheter - Would You Use It?
'It'll snake its way in on its own.' (re: Various)

The Far Side Of The Moon, By NASA (2015) And By PAUL (1932)
"We had leisure to make a thorough observation of the hidden side of earth's satellite." (re: Frank R. Paul)

LoadRunner Robot Works Alone, Or In A Group
'They marched in unison, seven of them...' - Isaac Asimov, 1944. (re: Isaac Asimov)

Sierra Space Inflatable LIFE Habitat Burst Pressure Test
'It was like being inside a balloon...' - Arthur C. Clarke, 1961. (re: Arthur C. Clarke)

Longest Immersed Tunnel Will Connect Denmark and Germany
'... iron tubes... the ends of the tubes were joined to each other...to preserve it from the action of the seawater.' - Michel Verne, 1895. (re: Michel Verne)

Alcohol-Sensing Cars - NTSB Catches Up With Philip K. Dick (1963)
'Mr. Garden, you are in no condition to drive....' - Philip K. Dick, 1963. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Solar-Powered Remote-Control Cockroaches!
'A cable, here, from the controller to the interface plug... wires from that to the brain.' - Thomas A. Easton, 1990. (re: Thomas A. Easton)

SolarBotanic Tree For Solar Energy - Would You Need A Forest, Or Just One?
'The slender stalks of a sunshade-photocell collector...' - David Brin, 1990. (re: David Brin)

Metaverse Hardware - Run And Flail Like A Maniac, Or Lie Quietly?
'Holodeck 4 was waiting to be programmed...' - David Gerrold, 1987. (re: David Gerrold)

Robot Food Delivery Coming To Campus Near You
'... he rewired the delivery robot so that it would serve him midnight snacks.' - Robert Heinlein, 1962. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Are Craiyon Images Puddinged, ala Philip K. Dick?
'I stood in line for half an hour for this, and it's just a blob!' - Philip K. Dick, 1956. (re: Philip K Dick)

Hip'Safe Airbag For Seniors, From Helite
'Other airbags go off around her torso and pelvis...' - Neal Stephenson, 1992. (re: Neal Stephenson)

Soulaje Self-Administered Euthanasia Wearable Prototype
'A young man... advanced with nervous strides along the gravel path which leads to the bronze doors of the Lethal Chamber.' - Robert Chambers, 1895. (re: Robert W. Chambers)

Midjourney AI Creates 'Théâtre D'opéra Spatial', Wins Art Fair First Prize
'... we'll give him in his brain what he needs for creation.' - Anthony Boucher, 1943. (re: Anthony Boucher)

Mobot Robot Tests Smartphone Apps With Its Finger
'Rapidly, purposefully, the metallic fingers moved over the key-boards...' - Schachner and Zagat, 1931. (re: Schachner and Zagat)

Space-Based Solar Power A Priority - European Space Agency
'...vast man-made disk of metal set spinning about the sun to supply the Earth with power.' (re: Murray Leinster)

Goldilocks Zones Found On The Moon
Hopefully, there are no Mynocks in shadowed lunar craters, chewing on the power cables of spacecraft... (re: George Lucas)

Robotic Surgeons Outperform Human Surgeons
'...the objects moving about so gently and putting their instruments away were not living beings, but robots.' - John Russell Fearn (re: John Russell Fearn)

In Your Orchard, Do You Want Buzzing Suction Drones, OR Dick's Claw Hand Drones?
'Something that gleamed, shiny metal, gleamed and clicked as it turned toward her.' - Philip K. Dick, 1960. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Microbial Protein Production More Efficient Than Crops
'It's the food situation I'm worried about...' - James Blish, 1950. (re: James Blish)

The Sample Transfer Arm (STA), A Unique Mars Robot
'...a cranelike arm reached out. Grasping steel fingers fished around...' - Clifford Simak, 1944. (re: Clifford Simak)

CyberOne Robot By Xiaomi vs. Optimus Robot By Tesla
'I shall introduce myself... I am a robot.' - Isaac Asimov, 1953. (re: Isaac Asimov)

Giving Snakes Their Legs Back
Then some unknown race had chanced upon the dreamers and decided to 'help them out.' - Vernor Vinge, 1992. (re: Vernor Vinge)

'Ring Nation' Show Predicted By William Gibson In 1999
'... you had your trademark Lucky Dragon Global Interactive Video Column outside.' (re: William Gibson)

SolarXOne Solar-Powered Drone Flies (almost) Forever
'It's an Indian Air Force drone; its solar cells could power an entire farm.' - Interstellar. (re: Various)

Video! Chess Robot Breaks Opponent's Finger In Match
'A robot may not injure a human being.' - Isaac Asimov, 1942. (re: Isaac Asimov)

Virtual Co-Embodyment - Two People Control One Virtual Body
'...we were supposed to be forming five unit composites first.' - Robert Sheckley, 1995. (re: Robert Sheckley)

The Wanderer: Eyebot From Fallout, Eye From Zelazny
'We send our eyes on their appointed rounds, and they can hover or soar or back up...' - Roger Zelazny, 1966. (re: Roger Zelazny)

Experts Decry Planet-Scale Schemes To Limit Global Heating
'Light from the sun hit those little spheres and bounced.' - Neal Stephenson, 2021. (re: Neal Stephenson)

OrganEx Revives The Organs In Dead Pig
'Wakened into half-life activity one hour a month...' - Philip K. Dick, 1969. (re: Philip K. Dick)

NAVER Labs Haptic Device 2.0 Robot vs. IKEA
'... the two pairs of waldoes in the screen followed in exact, simultaneous parallelism.' - Robert Heinlein, 1942. (re: )

Spaceships Should Last So Long
'THE SPACE VESSEL was traveling swiftly… For over five thousand years they had Voyaged on and on.’ - E.C. Tubb, 1955. (re: E.C. Tubb)

Shine On, Portable Wind Turbine
'Sometimes a man has a windmill on his roof...' - John Jacob Astor IV, 1894. (re: John Jacob Astor IV)

Amazing Indoor Robotic Drones Mimic Dolphins and Whales
'They circled the vast audiences, dancing, twittering, chirping...' - Clarence Edward Heller, 1930. (re: Clarence Edward Heller)

Space Station Shutters
'The sun-quilt was a patchwork of colors and materials on the inward side, but silvered on the outward side...' - Fritz Leiber, 1961. (re: Fritz Leiber)

Tiny Mining - Extract Precious Industrial Minerals From Your Own Body
'Jim, I saw them reduce four of my doctors and nurses into those little cubes!' - Gene Roddenberry, 1968. (re: Gene Roddenberry)

MIT Proposes Space Bubbles To Combat Climate Change, Misses The Point Of Space Bubbles
'Fats Jordan was hanging in the center of the Big Glass Balloon, hugging his guitar to his massive black belly above his purple shorts.' - Fritz Leiber, 1961. (re: Fritz Leiber)

Tianjin Solar Vehicle From Hanergy (2022) Looking Like Heinlein's (1940)
'When confronted by hills, or rough terrain, it did not stop, but simply slowed until the task demanded equaled its steady power output.' - Robert Heinlein, 1940. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Study Reveals Effect Of Space Travel On The Brain
'... the brain is no longer subjected to the accustomed pull, and it expands slightly in all directions.' - Hugo Gernsback, 1929. (re: Hugo Gernsback)

Sky Cruise Nuclear Powered Flying Hotel Concept
'... the huge air-freighter Jupiter.' - Ed Earl Repp, 1929. (re: Ed Earl Repp)

The Mojo Smart Contact Lens Experience
'... the lens displays would be useless without a wearable computer to do the graphics.' - Vernor Vinge, 2001. (re: Vernor Vinge)

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