Stranger than Science Fiction

My post on the Kindle Blog, titled “Stranger than Science Fiction,” is up.
http://www.kindlepost.co.uk/2012/03/stranger-than-science-fiction.html

Here’s the intro:

The Philip K Dick android, built in Memphis in 2005, was the first ever conversational android. It had a camera for eyes, so that it could turn its head to watch you walk around the room. It had a microphone that functioned as an ear, so that it could listen to what you said to it and decode your voice into text. And it had a speaker for a mouth, so that it could give quirky observations on just about any topic that you cared to raise.

As the old saying goes, read on…