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«Visions of Tomorrow: Science Fiction Predictions that Came True»


Visions of Tomorrow: Science Fiction Predictions that Came True

Язык издания: английский

Составители: Thomas Easton, Judith Klein-Dial

New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2010 г. (июль)

ISBN: 1-60239-998-0, 978-1-60239-998-3

Тип обложки: мягкая

Страниц: 336


  1. Robert Silverberg. Science Fiction as Prophecy (статья), p. ix-xvii
  2. Thomas A. Easton, Judith K. Dial. Preface (статья), p. xix-xxii
  3. I. BEEN THERE, DONE THAT (Predictions that have already happened)
    1. Edgar Allan Poe. The Balloon Hoax (Transatlantic flight and dirigibles), p. 3-17
    2. Herbert George Wells. The Land Ironclads (Armored tanks) p. 19-43
    3. Cleve Cartmill. Deadline (Atomic bomb), p. 45-75
    4. Robert Sheckley. The Prize of Peril (Reality TV), p. 77-96
  4. II. WATCH YOUR STEP (Prototypes have been built)
    1. Jeff Hecht. Directed Energy (Laser mosquito zapper), p. 99-102
    2. Thomas A. Easton. Matchmaker (Chip-controlled animals), p. 104-115
  5. III. BYTE ME! (Computer-related predictions)
    1. Murray Leinster. A Logic Named Joe (Internet), p. 119-137
    2. Gregory Benford. The Scarred Man (Computer viruses), p. 139-153
    3. James Van Pelt. The Infodict (Internet addiction), p. 155-165
    4. Rajnar Vajra. E-Mage (Identity theft), p. 167-194
  6. IV. IS IT CATCHING? (Biological predictions)
    1. David Gerrold. How We Saved the Human Race (Biological virus engineering), p. 197-225
    2. Vonda McIntyre. Misprint (Three-D printing of living things), p. 227-230
    3. Richard A. Lovett. Excellence (Gene-doping), p. 232-242
  7. V. KEEP WATCHING THE SKIES! (Predictions of things to come)
    1. Hal Clement. The Mechanic (Human genomes on file used for growing replacement parts), p. 245-281
    2. Charles Sheffield. Skystalk (Space Elevator), p. 283-304
  8. About the Authors, p. 305-312
  9. About the Editors, p. 313


Dimensions: 139x208 mm

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