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"Tokyo homeless people reiterate the whole nature of living in Tokyo in cardboard boxes, they're only slightly smaller than Tokyo apartments, and they have almost as many consumer goods. It's a nightmare of boxes within boxes."
- William Gibson

Water Brain Fountain  
  A drinking fountain that locates your mouth, rather than you having to lean down to the spout.  

There was a time a couple of decades ago when I said this is a ridiculous idea.

Lieutenant West stopped at a drinking fountain and allowed the robot water-brain to find his mouth with a jet of ice-cold spray.
Technovelgy from War Veteran, by Philip K. Dick.
Published by If in 1955
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Now, of course, I realize that once technologists and engineers and entrepreneurs have something that works, the impetus to monetize it as an invention is irresistible.

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