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First Crewless Ship? Umm
Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (re: Various)

RFID Chipped Employees Of Three Square Market
'About a third of the people in Manhattan have replaced their Freedom Card with a radio-frequency chip...' - John Twelve Hawks, 2015. (re: John Twelve Hawks)

JAXA's Int-Ball Drone To Follow Astronauts In Space Station
'I want you to build me some of those.' MIT Professor David Miller, 1999. (re: George Lucas)

Amazon Patents Annoying Robot That Follows You
'The... machine, being homotropic, headed toward them, still bleating...' - Philip K. Dick, 1963. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Hand Gestures And Body Poses Control Devices
'He waved his hand... the circuit switched...'- Philip K. Dick, 1955. (re: Philip K. Dick)

Rovable Robots Crawl Across Your Body
'Most of the crew have the tiny imp ride on their shoulder...' - Robert Forward, 1985. (re: Robert Forward)

Sansar Social Virtual Reality Platform In 2017?
'And just as a daydreamer forgets his actual surroundings, and sees other realities...' - Vernor VInge, 1981. (re: Vernor Vinge)

Cellphone Harvests Power From Ambient Radio Signals And Light
A battery-free phone. (re: Robert Heinlein)

Desktopography Makes Virtual Desktops Real
'Ender doodled on his desk, drawing contour maps of mountainous islands and then telling his desk to display them in three dimensions...' - Orson Scott Card, 1985. (re: Orson Scott Card)

LaWS Laser Can Take Out Rogue Drones
Looks like a weapon for the Runaway squad! (re: Michael Crichton)

Moon Express Lunar Robot Mining: Shine On, Harvest Moon
'The bulldozer moved through the lunar strip mine... ' - Pournelle and Niven, 1981. (re: Pournelle and Niven)

Liquid Body Armor For TALOS Exoskeleton
'... instantly became rigid all over when something struck it...' - Larry Niven, 1966. (re: Larry Niven)

Hyperloop One Video Shows It Works!
'Complete evacuation of the interior of the tubes [and] a wave that provides the new propulsive energy for the cars...' Hard Vincent, 1929. (re: Harl Vincent)

Chairless Chair Exoskeleton By Sapetti
'Earth's scientists... devised rigid metallic clothing...' - Edmond Hamilton, 1932. (re: Edmond Hamilton)

Publishing Technologies In Science Fiction
In response to a reader question, a set of links related to publishing technologies in science fiction (re: Various)

Russia Working On Military Exoskeletons
'...you look like a big steel gorilla...' - Robert Heinlein, 1959. (re: Robert Heinlein)

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