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Uber's Robotics Plans Could Use Advice From SF Authors
'He was expecting disconsolately to be carted by the machine off to the nearest police station...' - Charles Stross, 2007. (re: Charles Stross)

Feeling A Poke On Your Robotic Hand
'Take care, sir.' (re: George Lucas)

Arctic Cities Crumble As Permafrost Melts
'The tapes stretch several kilometers in each direction.' - Robert Silverberg, 1970. (re: Robert Silverberg)

Double Charging Textile Obviates Clunky Dune Stillsuit Boots
'... the action of the heel-powered pumps that drove his still suit.' - Frank Herbert, 1969. (re: Frank Herbert)

Autonomous Oz Weeding Robot
"Got yourself a runaway pest controller.' - Michael Crichton, 1985. (re: Michael Crichton)

Deep Brain Stimulation Soon Without Surgery
'I sat down at my mood organ and I experimented.' - Philip K. Dick, 1968. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Rosemont Hotel Dubai Has Lobby Rainforest
'The braided waterfalls and hanging gardens that spilled down the arcology's levels..' - Paolo Bacigalupi, 2015. (re: Paolo Bacigalupi)

Sip From Your Ford When Catchpocket Shows Dewsparkle
'... living on reclaimed moisture from his own breath.' - Frank Herbert, 1965. (re: Frank Herbert)

Drowning? Lifeguard Drones Overhead!
'The death-reversal equipment is on its way...'- Frederk Pohl, 1965. (re: Frederik Pohl)

Elections In Science Fiction
'WE ARE READY TO PROCEED WITH THE TABULATION.' - James Blish, 1957. (re: James Blish.)

When Did Chess Computers Seem Unbeatable?
'A human simply can't beat a robotic expert.' Clifford Simak, 1951. (re: Clifford Simak)

Hurdl PIXL Wearable Helps Fans Connect With Stars
Like Macross Plus! (re: Various)

Will Future Games Require Hallucinogens ala Phil Dick?
'The final packaged product Can-D, made life bearable for over one million unwilling expatriates from Terra...' - Philip K. Dick, 1965. (re: Philip K. Dick )

DARPA Drone Distinguishes Soldiers And Civilians
I'm not sure I want to talk to ED-209... (re: Various)

Robo-Dolphin Demonstrates Porpoising
'With one fluid motion, it surged forward, plunged, and was gone.' - Michael Swanwick, 2002. (re: Michael Swanwick)

Vahana, The Airbus Flying Taxi
'The cab came floating down out of the sky at the intersection.' (re: James Blish)

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