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Harvard's Robobee Has Insect-Inspired Eyes
'It studied its surroundings... and saw with its minute vision tubes.'- Raymond Z. Gallun, 1936. (re: Raymond Z. Gallun)

Robots Implore Humans For Help Online
'Whenever a robot finds something it can't identify straight off... it puts whatever it is in the hopper outside your window.'- Harry Harrison, 1956. (re: Harry Harrison)

Ladybird Agricultural Robot Is Solar-Powered
'A robot gardener worked over the same patch of grass again and again...'- Philip K Dick, 1955. (re: Philip K Dick)

Beating Mini-Heart Grown In Lab
'Runciter's body contained a dozen artiforgs...'- Philip K. Dick, 1969. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Robot Journalists Join Associated Press
'The very news-gathering services of the homeopape had reached into his own life...'- Philip K. Dick, 1963. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Candidate Claims His Opponent Is A Robot Body Double
'A transmitter would place my voice upon those sculptured lips.' - Manly Wade Wellman, 1938. (re: Manly Wade Wellman)

Ray, Your Parking Robot
'[Mary] claimed her car from the robopark...'- Robert Heinein, 1941. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Time For Bradbury's 'Smart Home'?
'This house which clothed and fed and rocked them to sleep and played and sang and was good to them...' - Ray Bradbury, 1951. (re: Ray Bradbury)

Google's Project Tango VR Tablet Pictures Your 3D World
'Surely most were virtual, but the blending was perfection.' - Vernor Vinge, 2006. (re: Vernor Vinge)

myCopter Personal Aerial Vehicle (PAV)
Not quite as freewheeling as the sfnal version, but it might work. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Wristify, Your Personal Cooling and Heating Device
'By law [a mandatory cooling unit] had to be strapped to every commuter's back...'- Philip K. Dick (re: Philip K. Dick)

Spam Autonomous Cars And Philip K. Dick
'The news vending machine, being homotropic, headed toward them...'- Philip K. Dick, 1963. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Tesla's Elon Musk Has Some Concerns About AI
'A potentially dangerous outcome... like Terminator.' (re: Various)

Greenhouse Plugin Reveals Your Congressman's Money Sources
'Fuller details may be obtained by punching the code number...'- John Brunner, 1975 (re: John Brunner)

Toyota's Camatte Has William Gibson's Digital Hood
'That's a nice car out there," Rydell said...'- William Gibson, 1993. (re: William Gibson)

Oculus Rift Combats Battlefield Trauma
Virtual reality could soften the blow of real reality. (re: Roger Zelazny)

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