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Eden-ISS, Greenhouse In Antarctica
'With this kind of light we could get the gardens going again." - Barbara Humbly, 1983. (re: Barbara Hambly)

Make Space Tools On The Spot (Like Moties)
'A moment ago it was squeezing silver toothpaste in a ribbon...' - Niven and Pournelle, 1974. (re: Niven and Pournelle)

Will Robots Be Moral If We Raise Them Like Our Children?
'The birth of Machine, my robot child...' - Henry Slesar, 1958. (re: Henry Slesar)

Foldable Galaxy Phones, I Swear They're Coming (Maybe)
Apparently, it is very hard to do. We've been patient, though. (re: Larry Niven)

Bacteria Behave Differently In Space
'The Republic struggled to control its Sours...' - Bruce Sterling, 1985. (re: Bruce Sterling)

Brain Connected To Internet - ‘Brainternet'
Fascinating! or thoughts to that effect. (re: Gene Roddenberry)

Artificial Spider Silk
You can also use it to make a roof - on an asteroid. (re: Robert Heinlein)

MIT Tunes Ions For Frictionless Surface - Superlubricity!
'My telelubricator here neutralizes the interatomic bonds the surface of any solid...' - L. Sprague de Camp, 1940. (re: L. Sprague de Camp)

Seiko Astron Always Knows Your Time Zone
'Harrington glanced at his wrist watch - a bulky affair - and whistled.' - Robert Heinlein, 1940. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Robot Buddhist Priest Chants, Drums
'He crossed the waiting room to the Padre booth...' - Philip K. Dick, 1969. (re: James Blish)

Koniku Kore, Mouse Brain-Based Chip, Detects Explosives
'As a matter of fact, this mouse is going to keep on thinking forever.' - Cordwainer Smith, 1962. (re: Cordwainer Smith)

CNH Industrial Autonomous Tractor Concept Video
'...the tiny red glints of self-guided tractors.' - Larry Niven, 1966. (re: Larry Niven)

The Neuroon Open Sleep Tracker For Lucid Dreaming
'Leads trail away from insertion points on her face and wrist... to a lucid dreamer on the bedside shelf.' - Peter Watts, 1999. (re: Peter Watts)

Siri Now Smoother, Perkier (Thanks, Deep Learning!)
'Good morning, Dr. Chandra. This is Hal.' - Arthur C. Clarke (re: Arthur C. Clarke)

China's Drone Fleet Flies In Formation
'Programmed to hang... in a hexagonal grid pattern.' - Neal Stephenson, 1995. (re: Neal Stephenson)

Neuralink, The Latest Elon Musk Passion
'I used my implant to tell MILLIE [a mainframe computer] what we wanted...' - Pournelle and Niven, 1981. (re: Pournelle and Niven)

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