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Feisty Little Robot Dog Cheaper Than Boston Dynamics
'He allowed his hand to run experimentally over the concealed panel of studs under the fur of the robot’s belly.' - Frank Quatrocchi, 1952. (re: Frank Quatrocchi)

China Wants To Build Mega Space Ships
'Don't do anything to endanger our shipping privileges...' - Frank Herbert, 1965. (re: Frank Herbert)

Adjust Earth Temp With A Bazillion Solar Sunshades
'...as the sun passed the meridian at Cape Town-it went out.' - Arthur C. Clarke, 1953. (re: Arthur C. Clarke)

CGI 'Master Faces' Impersonate Several Identities
'As the computer looped through its banks, it projected every conceivable eye color, hair color, shape and type of nose...' - Philip K. Dick, 1977. (re: Philip K. Dick)

New Robotic Scanner Does Automated Eye Imaging
Benefits humans, does not identify replicants. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Can China Create Megawatt Solar Power Satellites By 2030?
'Our beams feed these worlds energy drawn from... the Sun.' - Isaac Asimov, 1941. (re: Isaac Asimov)

John Lennon Would Have Loved Auto-Tune - Paul McCartney
'It is the perfect voice.' Bernard Brown, 1931. (re: Bernard Brown)

Gherman Titov Youngest To Orbit, First To Be Space Sick
'For the first time since he left Earth he became space-sick.' - Hugo Gernsback, 1911. (re: Hugo Gernsback)

Reading Ancient Records Of Humanity, With AI's Help
'You could never consult Archival Records in a straightforward manner.' - Frank Herbert, 1984. (re: Frank Herbert)

Aquaer Brings Vaporators To Namibia
'The atmosphere yielded its moisture with reluctance.' - George Lucas, 1976. (re: George Lucas)

GIDE AI Tools 'See Days In Advance'
'what will go on here in the next half hour...' - Philip K. Dick, 1964. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Hundreds Of Covid-Catching AI Tools - None Help
'Plagues had been known to slay too rapidly and universally to be checked by human treatment.' Katherine MacLean, 1950. (re: Katherine MacLean)

Robot Snakes Now With Partitioned Gait
'The coil on the table appeared to be a snake...' - Greg Bear ,2009. (re: Greg Bear)

Will The Super Bowl Go To Pay Per View?
'...this afternoon’s football game cost each person who had one of the television screens one dollar for the privilege.' - Dr. David H. Keller, 1929. (re: Dr. David H. Keller)

Force Fields Of Directed Energy Wanted By USAF
'The downrushing bombs bounced off the cone-curtain of light as though from an invisible rubber wall.' - Frank Phillips, 1929. (re: Frank Phillips)

Israel Okays Third Covid Shot For Seniors
'All the vaccination shots up and down his arms, on his thighs and buttocks...' - Philip K. Dick, 1955. (re: Philip K. Dick)

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