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Autonomous Car Outperforms Professional Race Driver
'Khan grinned. 'It's alive! Bu-wahhahahah!''- Daniel Suarez, 2009. (re: Daniel Suarez)

Vint Cerf's 'Digital Dark Age' Vs. George Orwell's
'You could never consult Archival Records in a straightforward manner.'- Frank Herbert, 1984. (re: Frank Herbert)

GimBall Indoor Search Drone From Flyability
'Twice the usual number of copseyes floated overhead'- Larry Niven. (re: Larry Niven)

Meet Spot, The Electric Quadrupedal, Er, Robot Dog
They still can't roll over, because they avoid being rolled over. (re: Various)

Meet Samsung's SmartTV Telescreen
'Any sound that Winston made, above the level of a very low whisper, would be picked up by it...'- George Orwell, 1948. (re: George Orwell)

Sea Slug Feeds On Sunlight With Genes From Its Food
'You've surely noticed the green skin tone of your new body.'- John Scalzi, 2005. (re: John Scalzi)

Emoti-Chair Lets You Hear Through Your Skin
'Take hold of these knobs on the arms of your chair...'- Aldous Huxley, 1932. (re: Aldous Huxley)

Forget Longevity, How About Super-Intelligence?
'It was clearly domelike and oddly fragile-looking...'- Philip K. Dick, 1964. (re: Philip K. Dick)

The Poet Is A Computer
'The potentiometers indicated the machine's lyrical capacitance was charged to the maximum...'- Stanislaw Lem, 1965. (re: Stanislaw Lem)

Minister Wants To Convert Artificial Intelligences To Christianity
'Getting to his feet he crossed the waiting room to the Padre booth...'- Philip K. Dick, 1969. (re: Robert Silverberg)

Robots Learn Cooking By Watching Videos - Foreseen In 1943
'It's done with a flip of the third joint of the tentacle on the down beat.'- Anthony Boucher, 1943. (re: Anthony Boucher)

Bigelow Gets FAA Backing For Moon
'Above them a dome of transparent plastic kept the fresh spring-scented air in...'- Philip K. Dick (re: Philip K. Dick)

Henn-na Robot Hotel
'... hotels that specialized in non-human service.'- Harry Harrison, 1970. (re: Harry Harrison)

Will We Mine The Moon For Ice?
'That's okay, still ice in The Rock and a miner expects to sound for it...'- Robert Heinlein, 1966. (re: Robert Heinlein)

RFID Chip Implants Required In Epicenter Office Block In Sweden
Replace those ID cards... with ID chips! (re: John Twelve Hawks)

Data Mining Computers Detect Your Emotions
'I can tell from your voice harmonics, Dave, that you're badly upset.'- Arthur C. Clarke, 1968. (re: Arthur C. Clarke)

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