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Mr. Anderton, Beware This Long-Range Iris Scanner
Try keeping your eyes shut, Mr. Anderton. (re: Steven Spielberg)

Mini Statues Of You From 3D Images
'...A three-dimensional simulacrum of himself six inches high took form.'- Jack Vance, 1954. (re: Jack Vance)

'Forever' Camera Powered By Its Own Images
'What I have in this camera is not a record of what you did just now but what will go on here in the next half hour...'- Philip K. Dick, 1964. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Robot Chef Makes Thousands Of Dinners
'I got one of those new electronic cameras... and I could construct this one to do it exactly right down to the thousandth of a second.'- Anthony Boucher, 1943. (re: Anthony Boucher)

Revault Wearable Private Cloud Is Too Vaporous
'A man or woman could carry AIs or complete planetary dataspheres...'- Dan Simmons, 1989. (re: Dan Simmons)

Spacex Sticks Landing! But Neglects Lateral Forces
Elon Musk and Spacex engineers will not be denied! (re: Various)

Lumo Projector Turns Kids Rooms Into Bradbury's Veldt
'The walls began to purr and recede... and presently an African veldt appeared...'- Ray Bradbury, 1951. (re: Ray Bradbury)

Ground Control Space Beer
Ninkasi Brewing Co. has its own space program. I'm impressed. (re: Michael Crichton)

Google Wants To Give Orders To Robot Armies
Just how many devices are they interested in controlling? (re: George Lucas)

Gestures Control Spider Robot Army
'What do you think - four spiders, one per floor?' As seen in Minority Report, the movie. (re: Steven Spielberg)

Hologram Protest World's First
'Their bodies were in their dwelling cells, but their telucid images filled the hall.'- RF Starzl, 1931. (re: RF Starzl)

SoSITE: US Pilots To Command DARPA Drone Army
'With a click of his pinky he brought up a pop-up menu, then selected *Kill Everyone*'- Daniel Suarez, 2009. (re: Daniel Suarez)

Asterank Database Identifies Profitable Asteroids
'Now it was a huge, charted, floating ore deposit for the entire Solar System.'- Nelson S. Bond, 1941. (re: Nelson S. Bond)

Pepper Spray Drones Do Crowd Control For Indian Police
'Basketball-sized, twelve feet up... they were there to enforce the law...'- Larry Niven, 1972. (re: Larry Niven)

Man-Made Earthquakes Now A Reality
Fracking yields unexpected increase in energy. Earthquake energy, that is. (re: Various)

Love That Shear Thickening Fluid Body Armor
'The pressure suit was soft ... instantly became rigid all over when something struck it...'- Larry Niven, 1966. (re: Larry Niven)

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