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Robotic Exoskeleton Releases Man From Wheelchair
'This man was standing on two corrugated-soled titanium footplates...'- Fritz Leiber, 1968. (re: Fritz Leiber)

Oh, Just Let Robots Run Airports
I'd like a friendly robot to help me at airports. Especially the bag-carrying part. (re: John Brunner)

How Smart Should AI's Be Allowed To Get?
'Every AI ever built has an electromagnetic shotgun wired to its forehead' - William Gibson, 1984. (re: William Gibson)

NASA Misses $5Trillion Funding Boost
'This must be a golden planet—this little asteroid.' - Garrett P. Serviss, 1898. (re: Garrett P. Serviss)

Kuwait Creates Mandatory DNA Database For Citizens
And who has the largest DNA database on its citizens? USA. (re: Andrew Niccol)

Please, Please Let There Be Regenerated Teeth
'Toothbud transplants...' - William Gibson, 1984. (re: William Gibson)

Google AI 'Deep Dreams' Kubrick's 2001
'I was only trying to do what I thought best....' - Arthur C. Clarke, 1968. (re: Arthur C. Clarke)

The BLITAB: First Tactile Tablet for Blind People
Absolutely amazing development - now blind people can read the web! (re: Various)

Why, Oh Why, Must We Develop Robots That Run Faster Than I Do?
'The legs are long, curled way up to deliver power, like a cheetah's.'- Neal Stephenson, 1992. (re: Neal Stephenson)

Golf Robot Putts Out
'The robot solemnly hit a ball against the wall, picked it up and teed it, hit it again, over and again...' - Frederik Pohl, 1954. (re: Frederik Pohl)

Computer Finds Cancer Doctors Miss
The computer will see you now. (re: Larry Niven)

Would Robot Taxis Ease Carbon Emissions?
'He emerged and flagged down a robot taxi...'- Philip K. Dick, 1955, (re: Philip K. Dick)

Brainwaves As Biometric Identification
'The doors of Mr. Lars, Incorporated, shut, tuned as they were to his own cephalic pattern.'- Philip K. Dick, 1965. (re: Philip K. Dick)

What-If Machine Concocts Creative Premises
'Books were just a commodity that had to be produced, like jam or bootlaces.' George Orwell, 1948. (re: George Orwell)

Underwater Balloon Gardens
'He puffed heavily as he angled around the bulbous lifezones...'- Gregory Benford, 1989. (re: Gregory Benford)

Storing 1 Zettabyte In 10 Grams
'It is theoretically possible to have a matrix in which each individual molecule has a meaning...'- Robert Heinlein, 1951. (re: Robert Heinlein)

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