"The trick is not becoming a writer. The trick is staying a writer. Day after month after year after story after book."
Marketing is everything in this classic novel from the 1950's. Although Pohl certainly did not invent the automatic pilot, he is one of the first to use a non-mechanical method to make it work.
Elmer A. Sperry built the first automatic pilot for aircraft using gyroscopes in 1910.
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