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The Living Tree House
'There were trees comprised of a central columnar trunk and four vast leaves...'- Jack Vance, 1954. (re: Jack Vance)

Flying Defibrillator Ambulance Drone
'The death-reversal equipment is on its way...'- Frederk Pohl, 1965. (re: Frederik Pohl)

High Fidelity Produces More Expressive Avatars!
'They are the audiovisual bodies that people use to communicate with each other...'- Neal Stephenson, 1992. (re: Neal Stephenson)

Physicists Build Repulsor / Tractor Beam
'Brandon swung mighty tractor beams upon the severed halves of the Jovian vessel...'- EE 'Doc' Smith, 1931. (re: E.E. 'Doc' Smith)

Will You Upload Your Mind Anytime Soon?
And if so, how long will the copy last? (re: Richard Morgan)

Students! NASA Wants To 3D Print Your Tool Design In Space!
'Mass-produced only in the orbiting factories...'- Arthur C. Clarke, 1979 (re: Arthur C. Clarke)

Amazing ARES Augmented Reality Sandbox
'First he showed him where the input and output of his brand-new kingdom were, and how to program wars...'- Stanislaw Lem, 1965. (re: Stanislaw Lem)

'3D Light Sculpture' Projected Directly Onto Retina
'...projects directly on the retina of the eye…'- Kornbluth and Pohl, 1952 (re: Pohl and Kornbluth)

3D Printer Vending Machine Dispenses Dreams
'Nanofax AG offers a technology that digitally reproduces objects, physically, at a distance.'- William Gibson, 1999. (re: William Gibson)

Why Not Nurse Grandma With A Robot?
'She's made of a combination of springs, levers, acoustic instruments...'- David Keller, 1928. (re: David Keller)

Flock Of Minisats Will Image The Earth
'We... dropped roughly a thousand eyes on Beta Hydri IV.'- Robert Silverberg, 1969. (re: Robert Silverberg)

Should Robots Have Civil Rights?
'I've seen things... you people wouldn't believe...'- Blade Runner. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Robert Heinlein, Your Self-Driving Car Is Almost Ready!
'Mary Risling settled back for a little nap...'-= Robert Heinlein, 1941. (re: Robert Heinlein)

The Manned Maneuvering Unit Story
'Little spurts of red-orange flame from the reaction pistol marked his companion's trail...'- Gordon A. Giles, 1937. (re: Gordon A. Giles)

Scheherazade, An Open Story Generator
'How can you compete with an IBM heavy-duty logomatic analogue?'- JG Ballard, 1971. (re: JG Ballard)

Sample The In Vitro Meat Cookbook
'I grabbed two Syntho-Steaks out of the freezer...'- Robert Heinlein, 1950. (re: Robert Heinlein)

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