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Explore the inventions, technology and ideas of science fiction writers at Technovelgy (that's tech-novel-gee!) - over 2,200 are available. Use the Timeline of Science Fiction Invention or the alphabetic Glossary of Science Fiction Technology to see them all, look for the category that interests you, or browse by favorite author / book. Browse more than 3,700 Science Fiction in the News articles.

effie Automated Ironing Appliance
'Household Automata received an urgent task to develop production units of бытовые тканевые разглаживk (10/18/2017)
BabyX AI Real Enough For You
'...what's to keep me from showing face, Man? I'm showing a voice this instant... I can show a face the same way.' - Robert Heinlein, 1966. (10/17/2017)
We Could Downgrade Puerto Rico - And Thereby Save It
'It was cheaper to pay the refugees to go without up-to-the-minute equipment.' - John Brunner, 1976. (10/16/2017)
Pegasus, Nvidia Supercomputer For Autonomous Driving
'...a 2045 convertible with a Hennis-Carleton positronic motor and an Armat chassis.' - Isaac Asimov, 1953. (10/15/2017)
Loihi Chip Mimics Human Brain's Neurons And Synapses
'You can hook a Thorsen tube into a control circuit... and the tube will "remember" what was done and can direct the operation...' - Robert Heinlein, 1956. (10/14/2017)
Self-Assembling Bacteria Build A Pressure Sensor
Nature is a master of fabricating structured materials consisting of living and non-living components. (10/13/2017)
3D Printed Artificial Muscles Are Stronger Than Yours
Bots don't need to work out. (10/12/2017)
Fog Computing (AKA Edge Computing) Ad Hoc Networks
'The tiny devices chirped their impulse codes at one another...' - Vernor Vinge, 1999. (10/11/2017)
Dubai Scorpion Police Hoverbike Ready To Pull Young Kirk Over
'Is there a problem, officer?' (10/10/2017)
HEXA Robotic Help For Plants
Then some unknown race had chanced upon the dreamers and decided to "help them out." - Vernor Vinge, 1992. (10/8/2017)
Korean Tesla Model S Video 'Excelsior' Is Indeed Our Motto
'Improving man by bringing him close to Nature, while they combine the sensations of coasting with the interest of seeing the country well...' (10/8/2017)
DIY Robot Shoots You In The Face
'...there were automatic guns that fired ligamine darts.' - Michael Crichton, 1969. (10/7/2017)
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Royalties For Imitation Learning Subjects
A payment to people who are used as subjects for imitation learning by robots.
(From Q.U.R. [1943] by Anthony  Boucher)
Laws Against Human Drivers
The idea that autonomous vehicles should be the only cars on the road, for safety.
(From Sally [1953] by Isaac  Asimov)
Autonomous Car Intercommunication
Automatic cars talk to each other about everything.
(From Sally [1953] by Isaac  Asimov)
Positronic Motor
A combination of motor and brain; an engine with a cerebellum and a carburetor.
(From Sally [1953] by Isaac  Asimov)
Self-Cleaning Autonomous Car
An automatic vehicle that keeps itself clean.
(From Sally [1953] by Isaac  Asimov)
An autonomous or self-driving bus seating a number of people.
(From Sally [1953] by Isaac  Asimov)
An autonomous private car.
(From Sally [1953] by Isaac  Asimov)
Suicide Tooth
A false tooth containing poison.
(From Lies, Inc. [1964] by Philip K.  Dick)
A multi-purpose electronic device worn upon the nipple.
(From Lies, Inc. [1964] by Philip K.  Dick)
Cholinesterase-Destroying Gas
Horrific anti-personnel poison.
(From Lies, Inc. [1964] by Philip K.  Dick)
Bug Chasers
Anti-surveillance devices.
(From Lies, Inc. [1964] by Philip K.  Dick)
Weary Deep-Sleep
Phildickian old-sleep.
(From Lies, Inc. [1964] by Philip K.  Dick)
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