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Progress: 1 of 10 questions. Isaac Asimov wrote his groundbreaking more than 60 years ago and it's still the latest word in some aspects of Robotics. We may not have jet cars or the interplanetary travel that he predicted but his positronic brains and three rules of robotics still hold a place in the sci-fi mind. But its been decades How much do you recall of the original work?
by Isaac Asimov
A series of questions based on the film "I Robot". Answers to these questions can be used as the basis for a discussion about issues raised by the film. A robot must obey any orders given to it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. A robot may not harm a human, or, by inaction, allow a human to come to harm, except when doing so would prevent greater harm to humanity. A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law.
Share: Share on Facebook. Add to Cart. Rather than telling the typical tale of a humanoid machine run amok e. Beginning with a simple story about the relationship between a little girl and a limited-function robot, I Robot moves on to explore, in subsequent stories, increasingly sophisticated thoughts, questions, and moral complexities. But throughout the s the subsequent tales appeared regularly in pulp science fiction magazines. In , Asimov gathered the stories into a book that he wanted to call Mind and Iron. The collection has enjoyed great success through the years and is offered by Spectra in a compact, affordable, and eminently readable edition for you—or your robot.
All rights reserved. Do these Three Laws really make robots safer for people? Asimov goes through a few problems with these laws in his stories, but are there any other problems that you think he leaves out? And why does he wait until the second story to spell out the Three Laws? Are the robots alive?