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XM82 Personal Flamethrower Now In Development
'Skeletons in tatters. Burned by a flesh gun'- Alfred Bester, 1974. (re: Alfred Bester)

Graphene Cytobot - Cyborg Bacterial Spores May Help Astronauts
'[It] had not yet objected to being made over into a portion of an electronic system... '- Philip K. Dick, 1964. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Delightful Plen2 Mirror Robot - The Anti-Terminator
The anti-Terminator. (re: Various)

LiquiGlide Will Be Everywhere
'They poured the remnants of eggs out of their frictionless cups...'- Larry Niven, 1973. (re: Larry Niven)

US Customs Now Doing Facial Recognition At DC Airport
Are you who you say you are? (re: Greg Bear)

How Many Systems In That Galactic Empire Now?
'An Empire to twenty million stellar systems...'- Isaac Asimov, 1953. (re: Isaac Asimov)

Petman Robot Pushes Itself To The Limit
'There was the butler robot, hard at work, his copper face expressionless...'- Frederik Pohl, 1954. (re: Frederik Pohl)

Coleus LED 'Skylight' Dispenses Natural Sunlight Indoors
'How do they work it so that the sky is visible at every level of the city?'- Stanislaw Lem, 1961. (re: Stanislaw Lem)

UR3 Robot At Work On Copies Of Itself
'I don't mean that you should construct this ultra-microrobot with your own fingers, of course...'- Raymond Z. Gallun, 1937. (re: Raymond Z Gallun)

3D Printing 'Terminator T-1000-Style'
Not quite 'a mimetic polyalloy...' (re: Various)

Super Ball Bot Tensegrity Robot For Solar System Exploration
'Each leg in turn acted as a pivot around which the creature whirled its body...'- Arthur C. Clarke, 1972. (re: Arthur C. Clarke)

Norlin Shoe Drone Robot UAV In-Store Delivery Thing
'Robot-salesmen were everywhere, gesturing, pleading, shrilling.'- Philip K Dick, 1954. (re: Philip K Dick)

Bridge-MINDER Repair Robot
'The repair robots had started out on their rounds...'- Stanislaw Lem, 1954. (re: Stanislaw Lem)

MC10 Electronics Skin Stickers
'Every diaper... a fine copper wire…' - David H. Keller, 1928. (re: David H. Keller)

iSkin On-Body Touch Sensors
'Three rows of four colored dots appeared on the heel of my left hand.'- John Varley, 1992. (re: John Varley)

Britain To Build Spaceport, First In Europe
'The space-ports at the three great cities...'- Breuer/Williamson, 1930. (re: Breuer and Williamson)

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