"I've been very obsessive about writing science fiction for far too many years. Anyone with an ounce of sense would have given up years ago."
In the story, the effortless use of the speakwrite further emphasizes that written history is much less certain than it seems.
Thanks to Alex Mair for contributing this item.
Compare to the vibrowriter from The Lost Language (1934) by David H. Keller, the
telescribe from A Question of Salvage (1939) by Malcom Jameson, the
transcriber from Second Foundation (1953) by Isaac Asimov and the
electrosecretary from A Fall of Moondust (1961) by Arthur C. Clarke.
Compare to the vibrowriter from The Lost Language (1934) by David H. Keller, the telescribe from A Question of Salvage (1939) by Malcom Jameson, the transcriber from Second Foundation (1953) by Isaac Asimov and the electrosecretary from A Fall of Moondust (1961) by Arthur C. Clarke.
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