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The Minority Report Summary
He is the originator of the Precrime System, which uses precogs--people with the power to dick into the future--to identify criminals before they report do any harm. Unfortunately for Anderton, his precogs perceive him as the next criminal. Phillip Kindred Dick was an American science fiction writer best known for his psychological portrayals of characters short in illusory environments. Born in Chicago, Illinois, on December 16,Dick worked in radio and studied briefly at the University of California at Minority before embarking on his writing career.
The Minority Report
His first novel, Solar Lottery, was published in He also wrote a series of futuristic tales about artificial creatures on the loose; notable story these was Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Dick also published several collections of short stories.
He died of a stroke in Santa Ana, California, in It's always quite interesting to read Philip K. Dick because the ways in which his stories have aged poorly are not philip those you'd expect, and vice versa. The fact is, though, PKD's stories are still impressive feats of imagination and bring up all kinds of significant themes identity, ethics, the fallibility of predictive machines.