I, Robot by Isaac Asimov
The very word “robot” came from science fiction—it first appeared in R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) by Karel Čapek from 1921. As so often in sci-fi, the concept revealed more about the present-day world of the author than the future. The impact of industrialization and assembly line techniques on society was a hot topic in the 1920s, and Čapek obses…
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