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I, Robot By Isaac Asimov I Robot The three laws of Robotics A robot may not injure a human being or through inaction allow a human being to come to harm A robot must obey orders given to it by human beings except where such ord

  • Title: I, Robot
  • Author: Isaac Asimov
  • ISBN: 9780553803709
  • Page: 430
  • Format: Hardcover
  • I, Robot By Isaac Asimov The three laws of Robotics 1 A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.2 A robot must obey orders given to it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.3 A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law.With these three, sThe three laws of Robotics 1 A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.2 A robot must obey orders given to it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.3 A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law.With these three, simple directives, Isaac Asimov changed our perception of robots forever when he formulated the laws governing their behavior In I, Robot, Asimov chronicles the development of the robot through a series of interlinked stories from its primitive origins in the present to its ultimate perfection in the not so distant future a future in which humanity itself may be rendered obsolete.Here are stories of robots gone mad, of mind read robots, and robots with a sense of humor Of robot politicians, and robots who secretly run the world all told with the dramatic blend of science fact and science fiction that has become Asimov s trademark.
    I, Robot By Isaac Asimov

    I, Robot Jul , Directed by Alex Proyas With Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan, Bruce Greenwood, Alan Tudyk In , a technophobic cop investigates a crime that may have been perpetrated by a robot, which leads to a larger threat to humanity. I, Robot film I, Robot Rotten Tomatoes Based on the works of Isaac Asimov, I, Robot is a smart and provocative science fiction thriller. I, Robot Summary, Characters, Facts Britannica I, Robot, a collection of nine short stories by science fiction writer Isaac Asimov that imagines the development of positronic humanlike, with a form of artificial intelligence robots and wrestles with the moral implications of the technology. I, Robot Sonny I, Robot Wiki Fandom powered by Wikia

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    1. Lisa on said:

      A Brief History Of Robo Sapiens In Nine Sequences Why WHY does something invariably go wrong with them Because , said Powell somberly, we are accursed Let s go Asimov s collection of short stories is a stunning document of humanity s struggle to find balance in a world increasingly dominated by technological progress, but with the same social, political and emotional conflicts as always.At first glance, the different stories seem to show the growing sophistication of robots, and their integratio [...]

    2. Evgeny on said:

      This short story anthology has a lot of stories in common with Robot Visions which I read earlier In fact there are only two ones in the former absent in the latter Catch That Rabbit and Escape I rated Robot Visions with 3 stars this one is surprisingly even to myself rated higher One of the reasons is that Visions included several essays all of them aged much than the stores themselves and the stories did age Another reason is related to the structure of I, Robot It actually has an interconnec [...]

    3. Kevin on said:

      Isaac Asimov s books were far from the normal trash novels you might buy for a 2 day read Within anything he has written, he tries to spell out lessons in psychology.How would we react to Robots once they become free thinkers How should we react to Robots when they become our slaves Should we institute a whole new brand of slavery for the purpose of a clean society What is sentient life The I, Robot novel progresses through these questions, and questions like them, in scenarios rarely ever posed [...]

    4. Sidharth Vardhan on said:

      If one and a half chickens lay one and a half eggs in one and a half days, how many eggs will nine chickens lays in nine days This is incredible, the best of all science fiction I have read yet As Fredrick Pohl put it A good science fiction story should be able to predict not the automobile but the traffic jam Asimov not only does that and he goes one step further, he proposes a solution for the metaphorical traffic jam in this case ethical issues related to AI, in form of his popular three laws [...]

    5. Emily (Books with Emily Fox) on said:

      3.75 I thought this book would be similar to the movie but no, not at all or barely.There are 9 short stories told and, although I enjoy all of them, I much preferred the last couple ones.

    6. Brooke on said:

      I wasn t sure what to expect when I started reading this, and I ended up being pleasantly surprised It s a series of short stories revolving around Susan Calvin, a robopsychologist with the company U.S Robots The stories show the progression of robots from ones that can t even talk to the machines that govern how the planet operates and the relationship humans have with them.I really enjoyed the overall arc and how it was presented I also really dug how most of the stories were puzzles about why [...]

    7. Melki on said:

      Though I do love Asimov s writing, he was most certainly a product of his times Translate horrifically sexist The one female character who is in nearly all these stories is Dr Susan Calvin Practically every time she shows up, the author felt it necessary to comment on her appearance When young, she was plain As she ages, she becomes plain and middle aged The male characters looks are not commented on other than the mention that one is bald, and one has red hair And though there is no doubt that [...]

    8. Annie on said:

      There is a method to the madness The other day when my spiffing new copy of the Foundation series arrived on my doorstep, faithfully delivered by the only delivery guy in our part of the town and I had to turn to them to have my fix of the written word ever since the only bookstore in the town was closed down or rather was converted into a boutique , my dear friend, who is by the way one of those guys who has their rooms covered in comic graffiti and a bat signal alarm clock that he is still fai [...]

    9. Sr3yas on said:

      Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not Isaac Asimov This collection of concept driven stories featuring robots were some of the first stories written by Science fiction god, Isaac Asimov These stories also introduce the Three laws of robotics which became a milestone in science fiction history Pure logic based problem solving and the genuine awe inspiring imagination That s what make I, Robot a superior science [...]

    10. Evan on said:

      In 1989 I drove to Indianapolis to meet Eric, a collector of rare films, ostensibly to see his 16 millimeter print of the elusive 1926 W.C Fields movie, So s Your Old Man, of which he claimed there were only a half dozen extant copies We also screened prints of the Lon Chaney Sr silent, He Who Gets Slapped and the silent German mountain film classic, The White Hell of Pitz Palu, both of which, at the time, were very difficult to see but which have since been issued on DVD For good measure, he th [...]

    11. Ivana Books Are Magic on said:

      About a week ago, I stayed up until 4 a.m to read this book IT WAS SO WORTH IT When you are a teenager and you read your way into the morning, you know it is a good book When you are an adult who doesn t function well with a few hours of sleep and you still do that, then you know it is a great book Fair enough Or is it just me I found it easier to function with less sleep when I was younger Not that I feel old YET.I, Robot is written as a serious of stories featuring a group of individuals cruci [...]

    12. Jim on said:

      This is the original I, Robot not the movie of the same name is excellent absolutely a classic It set the tone often the ground rules for almost every artificial intelligence novel since it was written The three laws of robotics first appeared in these stories There are quite a few stories from humorous to touching to scary Asimov had a pretty good idea that artificial intelligence was similar to fire a dangerous servant He proves it in these pages.This paperback version strings the stories toge [...]

    13. Alex on said:

      Isaac Asimov is less a writer of books than a puzzle creator Each of the linked short stories in I, Robot poses a problem, like an SAT logic problem, and works its way to a usually clever answer Foundation, his most famous work, is the same thing Asimov has less in common with the other Big Three mid 20th century science fiction writers than he does with Encyclopedia Brown.But this is the book that invented the Three Laws of Robotics, which are so famous that basically no one has ever talked abo [...]

    14. M. Özgür on said:

      Kan t isimli robot yk s ne bay ld m, kendimi bir an Philik K Dick okuyormu gibi hissettim Robotlar severim nsanlardan daha ok severim E er g n n birinde kamu idarecili i yapabilecek bir robot retilirse, bu i i herkesten iyi k v r r Robotbilim Kanunlar na g re insanlara zarar veremez, tiranl k yapamaz, r vet alamaz, nyarg l davranamaz, sa ma sapan kararlar kartamaz Ve d nemi ba ar yla tamamlad ktan sonra l ms z olsa bile g revini bs kas na devreder, nk insanlara bir robot taraf ndan y netildikler [...]

    15. Manny on said:

      Asimov gives you quite a good idea of what s it like to have to debug an artificial intelligence, before there were any Applause The movie, however, is an abomination that should have been strangled at birth They ve made Susan Calvin sexy you see her suggestively outlined through the semi opaque glass of her shower cubicle I can t continue with this review I m starting to get too emotional Sorry A few things are still sacred, you know _____________________________________PS My real I, Robot revi [...]

    16. Onur Uslu on said:

      Fahrenheit 451 ve Kaplan Kaplan dan sonra beni ok daha farkl a dan b y leyen bir bilimkurgu kitab oldu Ben, Robot Robotbilimin kanununun ne kadar zekice ifade edilmi olmas bir kenara, bu kanun zerinden yaz lan her hikayeyi keyifle okudum Sanki polisiye romanlar nda cinayeti z mleyip katili bulmaya al rken ya ad n z hissiyat n t pat p ayn s n bu kitapta bulabiliyorsunuz nk her hikayede robotlar n o davran sergilemesinde sebebin ne oldu unu ciddi anlamda merak eder i erisinde buluyorsunuz kendiniz [...]

    17. Caroline on said:

      NO SPOILERS Full disclosure Book abandoned on page 86 out of 273 pages Under other circumstances, it might have been a beautiful sight The stream of high speed electrons impinging upon the energy beam fluoresced into ultraspicules of intense light The beam stretched out into shrinking nothingness, a glitter with dancing, shining motes.Unfortunately, this is how I, Robot goes at least up until page 86 Asimov s vision is an inventive and interesting one, but it isn t geared to the everyday reader [...]

    18. Fernando on said:

      No soy un asiduo lector de Ciencia Ficci n con excepci n de los libros de Ray Bradbury, a quien admiro profundamente , pero reconozco la maestr a de Isaac Asimov de acu ar las Tres Leyes de la Rob tica, algo as como las tablas de Mois s que rigen la vida del futuro entre robots y seres humanos y que seguramente deben se necesarias para aquellos autores que quieran escribir libros sobre robots Este libro re ne nueve cuentos unidos entre s por una conversaci n o entrevista nunca queda muy claro a [...]

    19. Denisse on said:

      Perfect We don t have a lot of sci fi classics that are both deep and page turner, but Asimov does the fiction so incredibly great making the science so interesting and easy to read I, robot has a lot of psicology regarding men and technology, and specially this days, it is so disturbing understand the fact that Asimov wasn t playing fun We are becoming codependent to machines A perfect read for anyone who wants to read a classic of the genre TE AMO ROBBIE por si estaban con el pendiente de cual [...]

    20. Jan-Maat on said:

      Classic set of short stories in which Asimov establishes his three laws of robotics which govern the behaviour of his robots and then plays with the idea Still entertaining.The scope is far ranging space colonisation, artificial intelligence, faster than light travel, one world government and resistance to the same and to artificial intelligence which provides a kind of ultimate technocratic authority relationships in every story between people and robots, particularly if there are or are not ro [...]

    21. Muratcan on said:

      Mik kem mel Son zamanlarda okudu um en iyi bilim kurgulardan biri Yirminci y zy l n ortas nda yaz lm olmas na ra men g n m zde de ge erli sorular soruyor, do ru noktalara parmak bas yor Adeta insanl n hala ula lamam gelece inden bir kesite ayna tutuyor Robot denince d md z i te robotlar ayaklan yor insanlar kesiyorlar gibi bir ey gelmesin akl n za Robotlar n robot olman n gerektirdikleri y z nden ya ad klar ve insanlar n onlar anlamaya al malar var Robot yasalar ve bu yasalarla adeta bir hukuk u [...]

    22. Murat Gonul on said:

      Bir solukta okudum, muhte em bir kitapt Ben, Robot, asl nda Asimovun yazd robot temal bir ok k k hikayenin ak ll ca bir araya getirilerek romanla mas Birbiriyle do rudan ba lar olmayan hikayeler arp c , Asimov un kurgulad d nya, insanl k ve bilimsel yap zaman n n ok ama ok tesinde Bu hikayeleri yazd d nemde b yle g n m ze paralel eyler hayal etmesi cidden ak l almaz Hayal g c ne, yarat c bilimsel kurgular na hayran kald m Her ne kadar sonradan yazd k sa a klamada robot temas n n her hangi bir se [...]

    23. Alina on said:

      A beautiful collection of interrelated robot short stories, introducing and debugging the Three Laws of Robotics.Robbie about a little girl and her robot friend and the Frankenstein complex regarding robots.Runaround Fuga n cerc about a mission for Gregory Powell and Mike Donovan a team of engineers working at U.S Robots at the Mercury mines, involving a robot that, instead of extracting selenium from the mines, like it was ordered to, just runs around in a big circle, acting like a drunkard.Rea [...]

    24. Nandakishore Varma on said:

      1 A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.2 A robot must obey orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.3 A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law.Oh, to think how many hours of reading pleasure Asimov has provided by judicious interplay of the above three laws I never tire of reading these clever intellectual puzzles.Asim [...]

    25. Erkin on said:

      Bo una klasik olmad Asimov, g zel bir bilimkurgu, zihni zorlayan sorular, ak c bir slup, d zg n bir eviri Bitmesin diye dua ettim

    26. Pink on said:

      A classic of science fiction and one I ve been meaning to read for a while I didn t realise until recently that these are a collection of short stories, but they work well as a whole Each story considers a different problem and solution to having robot intelligence that goes wrong and it deals with each scenario in a fun but thought provoking way I had to keep reminding myself of how long ago this was written and reflect on how little has changed in our attitudes and basic fears of artificial in [...]

    27. David Sarkies on said:

      Birth of the Machine14 April 2012 This is a collection of short stories about the development of robots Well, since robots of this caliber have yet to be developed, it is obvious that it is little than science fiction, however Isaac Asimov can be said to have developed a form of speculative science fiction where he attempts to look into the future from a logical and scientific point of view He was not the first, that honour belongs to Jules Verne, however he does take his style of writing and e [...]

    28. Mimi on said:

      3 stars, rounded up for the scope of Asimov s AIInteresting ideas and conception of robotics conveyed in a series of short stories I could read about Asimov s robotics all day His scope of cultural changes ie revolution , however, is lacking in comparison The year 2007 in the book does not seem like actual 2007 at all, same goes for 2015, and same for 2035 I d imagine The cultural climate feels like the 1950s with the addition of accelerated scientific advancement than the world we re familiar [...]

    29. Smarti on said:

      This rarely happens to me I just could not finish this book I found it unbearable and about half way through I really did not care about how these stories would continue In my opinion, it is incredibly poorly written and frankly, I found these robot stories dull and boring content wise as well I read that this is supposed to be one of the classics of sci fi I don t have a lot of experience with that genre but if this book is supposed to be one of the best, I doubt the genre is for me.I ll now go [...]

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