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Rovable Robots Crawl Across Your Body
'Most of the crew have the tiny imp ride on their shoulder...' - Robert Forward, 1985. (re: Robert Forward)

Sansar Social Virtual Reality Platform In 2017?
'And just as a daydreamer forgets his actual surroundings, and sees other realities...' - Vernor VInge, 1981. (re: Vernor Vinge)

Cellphone Harvests Power From Ambient Radio Signals And Light
A battery-free phone. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Desktopography Makes Virtual Desktops Real
'Ender doodled on his desk, drawing contour maps of mountainous islands and then telling his desk to display them in three dimensions...' - Orson Scott Card, 1985. (re: Orson Scott Card)

LaWS Laser Can Take Out Rogue Drones
Looks like a weapon for the Runaway squad! (re: Michael Crichton)

Moon Express Lunar Robot Mining: Shine On, Harvest Moon
'The bulldozer moved through the lunar strip mine... ' - Pournelle and Niven, 1981. (re: Pournelle and Niven)

Liquid Body Armor For TALOS Exoskeleton
'... instantly became rigid all over when something struck it...' - Larry Niven, 1966. (re: Larry Niven)

Hyperloop One Video Shows It Works!
'Complete evacuation of the interior of the tubes [and] a wave that provides the new propulsive energy for the cars...' Hard Vincent, 1929. (re: Harl Vincent)

Chairless Chair Exoskeleton By Sapetti
'Earth's scientists... devised rigid metallic clothing...' - Edmond Hamilton, 1932. (re: Edmond Hamilton)

Publishing Technologies In Science Fiction
In response to a reader question, a set of links related to publishing technologies in science fiction (re: Various)

Russia Working On Military Exoskeletons
'...you look like a big steel gorilla...' - Robert Heinlein, 1959. (re: Robert Heinlein)

3D Printed Bionic Chinese Skin
Designer skin for everyone! (re: Philip K. Dick)

Flexup Tire Design Good For Tumblebugs
'Each spoke telescopes into five sections.'- Neal Stephenson, 1992. (re: Neal Stephenson)

3D Printed Graphene Aerogel - So Light!
'... light as cork and stronger than steel...' - Edgar Rice Burroughs, 1929. (re: Edgar Rice Burroughs)

Asteroid Deflection With DART
'This obelisk is one huge deflector mechanism...' Gene Roddenberry, 1968. (re: Gene Roddenberry)

Translate One2One From IBM's Watson Your Communication Solution
'It then excretes into the mind of its carrier a telepathic matrix...' - Douglas Adams, 1979. (re: Douglas Adams)

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