"A Bullet with Your Name on It."
By David Hall (?-?).
Illustration by JACEY.
First appearance: Nature/Futures, 6 September 2007.
Short short short story (1 page).
Online at Nature.com (HERE; PDF).
"As you may have guessed, my name is now on a little list."
What happens when smart guns get smarter than people?
- What little we know about our author is on the ISFDb (HERE).
HERE) seem like a good idea (see "Potential advan-tages"), but like all diligent science fiction writers David Hall has anticipated possible negative societal impacts (see "Potential disadvantages") of a new and untried technology. For more detailed information, see the National Institute of Justice Research Report: A Review of Gun Safety Technologies (2013, HERE; PDF; slow load).