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Warrior Web Exoskeleton For Soldiers Undergo Tests
'The real genius in the design is that you don't have to control the suit; you just wear it...' - Robert Heinlein, 1959. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Tesla Promises Fully Autonomous Cars By 2018
It's been a criminal offense for at least a hundred years to drive manually on a public highway.- Arthur C. Clarke, 1976. (re: Arthur C. Clarke)

Light Molecules (And Maybe Light Sabers, Someday)
'It will be matter, matter made of light...'- John W. Campbell, 1930. (re: John W. Campbell)

Telepresence In The Office
'That led to his development of robot probes; small devices with cameras and sound equipment which could move freely... under direct control.' - Niven and Pournelle, 1981. (re: Niven and Pournelle)

Piper, Google's 2 Billion Line Code Repository, Needs A Cool Display
'The student pointed a finger and as he did so, the line of equations marched down the wall...' - Isaac Asimov, 1953. (re: Isaac Asimov)

WEpod Driverless Vehicle On The Netherlands Roads
'The car moved smoothly away. Mirelly-Lyra half relaxed; she was not steering.' - Larry Niven, 1978. (re: Larry Niven)

Computer Predicts Psychosis Better Than Psychiatrists
'The mechanism which was the portable extension of Dr. Smile...' - Philip K. Dick, 1965. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Robot Evolution Needs Mass Extinction Events
'It was small, one of the baby ones.'- Philip K. Dick, 1953. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Lab-Grown Kidneys Implanted Successfully - In Animals
'For a while your colonists will have to come up to the Hospital to get treatment with the ramrobot symbiots'- Larry Niven, 1968. (re: Larry Niven)

Korean Lab Ready To Clone Your Dog
Man's best friend. Man's best friend. Man's best friend. (re: Various)

DARPA NeuroTech Hand With Natural Sensation
'Take care, sir.' Robotic installation of feeling robotic hand not quite ready, Mr. Lucas. (re: George Lucas)

Nuke Mars To Terraform It, Says Elon Musk
'... Mars could not be made habitable without first being stocked with air and water...' - Olaf Stapledon, 1930. (re: Olaf Stapledon)

Texas-Sized Ice Slab Found On Mars
'That's okay, still ice in The Rock and a miner expects to sound for it...'- Robert Heinlein, 1966. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Invisible Drones Will (Not) Appear Over Your Town
'Light-waves are bent around it without loss or distortion.' - Doc Smith, 1939. (re: EE 'Doc Smith)

Transwheel Drone Robotic Delivery Vehicle
One good single-wheel delivery concept deserves another. (re: George Lucas)

Cool Chaac Ha Dew Collector Video
'The surface condenses moisture out of the air...' - Frank Herbert, 1965. (re: Frank Herbert)

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