When Slamhounds Attack

In his 1986 novel Count Zero, William Gibson wrote about the fearsome slamhound, a robotic attack dog.

THEY sent A SLAMHOUND on Turner's trail in New Delhi, slotted it to his pheromones and the color of his hair...
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In his 1954 novel The Star Beast, Robert Heinlein wrote about the copter harness:

They were half way home when a single flyer, hopping free in a copter harness, approached the little parade...
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In his 1974 novel The Computer Connection, Alfred Bester wrote about how people are accosted by realistic projections at every turn:

It was a typical campus trap, spaced out psychedelia ... projection commercials standing around like realsies...
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What one thing will help you deal with all of the above? View on.


(Slamhound, copter harness, realistic projection video)

Yup, that's right. No more and no less. The blue boss reminded me of the senator who was turned into a bag of water by Magneto in the first X-Men movie, so no sweat there.

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