It seems to me that a lot of contemporary writers, particularly in SF, overdo the futuristic jargon and slang, which makes it hard for a new reader to get through. The universe in which my novels take place is ruled by mind readers, who have no use for slang. Their jargon is utilitarian rather than slang-like.
- Hoverchair = a floating chair.
- Transport = a flying car.
- Adaptive skin = photo-sensor cells that can be programmed to imitate a realistic view, or approximate invisibility.
- Plasmic polymer = a super strong and flexible building material.