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Steerable Locusts Detect Explosives
Science fiction writers again provide a blueprint for the future. (re: Thomas A. Easton)

No Human Drivers By 2040 - Israel
'It's been a criminal offense... to drive manually on a public highway.' - Arthur C. Clarke, 1976. (re: Arthur C. Clarke)

Graphene Ultracapacitor Airships For Heavy Lifting
'The war-balloons were to be kept for purposes of transportation of heavy articles...' - George Griffith, 1893 (re: George Griffith)

Uber Hires Robot Security Guard
'The robot studied the identification clip.' - Philip K. Dick, 1955. (re: Philip K Dick)

Mind-Altering Drugs Administered Deep Into The Brain
'Happy to serve!'- Greg Bear, 2015. (re: Greg Bear)

Are There Diamond Planets?
'I believe the whole central portion of the earth is one great diamond.' - Frank Stockton, 1897. (re: Frank Stockton)

Robot Lawyers And Robot Judges Now Everywhere
'The law clerk arrived, a smallish robot with a battered stainless steel hide and dull coppery features.' - Frederik Pohl, 1954. (re: Frederik Pohl)

Roam-e Flying Selfie Drone Cam
'Tight mid-shot and pull out on but behind me...' -Karen Traviss, 2004. (re: Karen Traviss)

Chemputer To Grow Bespoke Drones Through Chemistry
'These are your rudimentary seed packages...' - Greg Bear, 2015. (re: Greg Bear)

Walmart Shopping Cart Robots Will Follow You
'...the machine would carry his bag in its soft plastic jaws...' - John Brunner, 1975. (re: John Brunner)

DoNotPay Lawyer Program Contests Parking Tickets
'I want my lawyer program.' - David Brin, 1990. (re: David Brin)

Real Leather Without Cows Modern Meadow Biofabrication
'Plastissue, as any fool can see...' - WF Wallace, 1952, (re: )

City Made Of Bone
'The cheapest building material known...' - Larry Niven, 1968. (re: Larry Niven)

SpotMini Robot Pierson's Puppeteer-Style
Now they're kind of cute, right? (re: Larry Niven)

Brick By Brick, Building Martian Bases
Don't try to boost everything from the surface of the Earth. (re: John W. Campbell)

Elon Musk et. al. OpenAI Household Robot
'Any work a human being does around a house.' - Robert Heinlein, 1956. (re: Robert Heinlein)

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