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Russia's Protective Ferrite Fabric
'His suit-shield sucked in the energy and discharged it...'- Philip K. Dick, 1954. (re: Philip K Dick)

MiniMed 670G - First 'Artificial Pancreas' Approved By FDA
'Proved the workability of wholly mechanical organs...' - Philip K. Dick, 1964. (re: Philip K Dick)

iPal Nanny Robot Will Raise Your Kids
'Playfully, Nanny caught Bobby's arm with her grapple and drew him to her.' - Philip K. Dick, 1955. (re: Philip K Dick)

NVIDIA's DAVE2 Autonomous Car Learns From Drivers
'So we took pictures of Guzub making a Three Planets...' - Anthony Boucher, 1943. (re: Anthony Boucher)

Robots Don't Need To Be Humanoid
'People are used to android robots... They'll be scared of your unhuman-looking contraptions...' -Anthony Boucher, 1943. (re: Anthony Boucher)

Tractor Beams? They're Working On It
'Brandon swung mighty tractor beams...' - Doc Smith, 1931. (re: EE Doc Smith)

Hi-Yo Modobag! Away!
'A tumblebug does not give a man dignity...' - Robert Heinlein, 1941. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Snap Specs - Snapchat Spectacles - Are Video Glasses
'The old woman laid her wire-knitting aside and fixed them with the bug-eyed, opaque gape...' David Brin, 1990. (re: David Brin)

Reading A Scroll Burned To Charcoal
'The scope was adjusted to generate... an image of the lower section of the book.' - James P. Hogan, 1977 (re: James P. Hogan)

Robot Arrested In Moscow
They should have thrown a net over him. (re: Various)

Oh Great, Fence-Climbing Robots
How long till they add the acid-tipped stingers? (re: Michael Crichton)

Software Agents Fight Unseen On The Web
'...Worms and counter-worms loose on the data-net.' - John Brunner, 1975. (re: John Brunner)

Sandisk 1 Terabyte SD Memory Card Surfaces
'They should be Welton Fine-Grains, or they would be too bulky to ship...' - Robert Heinlein, 1973. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Carbyne, The Ultimate Form Of Carbon
'A continuous pseudo-one dimensional diamond crystal...'- Arthur C. Clarke, 1978. (re: Arthur C. Clarke)

Bradbury's Method Used In Search For Bombing Suspect
'He imagined thousands on thousands of faces peering into yards, into alleys...' - Ray Bradbury, 1953. (re: Ray Bradbury)

New Laser Space Debris Clearing More Subtle Than Clarke's
Rather than nudge them up, nudge them down. (re: Arthur C. Clarke)

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