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Although Isaac Asimov was talented in many types of writing, he is probably most recognized for his writings in science-fiction. During his lifetime, Asimov wrote many books and short stories. The Foundation Series is one of his best known works.
The theme is probably something like "The influence of technology on society." The story is kind of a utopian story, but from the perspective of the children who are the main characters of the story, it is a dystopia, since they thought there was so much more fun back in the days when there wer…
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Answer Isaac Asimov wrote 515 books in 75 years. Isaac Asimov is one of the best sci-fi authors ever! Asimov's 1st book "Pebble in the Sky" was published in 1950 and Dr Asimov passed away in 1992. So the 515 (and still counting) books was written over 42 years!
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Because Margie hates school and can't think of any reason that someone would write about it.She also hated her mechanical teacher that had been giving her test after test in geography and cannot think of anything to write about school.
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The Three Laws of Robotics - officially recognized as Asimov's Laws - are as follows: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 any orders given to it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First …
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Asimov authored, wrote, or co-authored an astounding 512 books.
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Two movies that have made distinct use of Asimov's three laws are Aliens and I, Robot. In Aliens, the android specifically states that he is not allowed to harm, or by omission of action, allow harm to befall a human.
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Asimov's 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 a…
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There are several characters in Isaac Asimov's 'Robot' series. Some of their names are Milton Ashe, Kelden Amadiro, Dr. Peter Bogert, Vasilia Fastolfe, and Dr. Susan Calvin.
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If you look in the first few sentences it will boldly tell you the setting. :) _____ The setting is the future. It seems that the educational system has changed a lot, and the main character of the story, Margie, learns about what school was like in the past, and how different things are for her.
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The future, in a regular probably suburban area.
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Isaac Asimov was technically Jewish, although he considered himself to be an atheist. Dr Asimov in his autobiography called himself a "Humanist" (which he considered himself as one).
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Isaac Asimov was an American science and science-fiction writer.  Most well-known for his Foundation series, he wrote many novels and non-fiction books, and became well-known for his Robot series, which detailed the (fictional) laws of robotics; these laws came to be cited b…
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it is nice and very cute story
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Sounds like a captive ghost theme adapted to sci-fi. Possibly the Bicentennial Man. a combination of a service novel ( not strictly speaking War as no combat occured) with somewhat similar plot lines was (The Shepherd)by Frederic Forsyth. He borrowed the plot from the country and western song Phanto…
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Yes, 'The Fun They Had' by Isaac Asimov is a short story.
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"They" are the people in the past that got to go to school and interact with each other and read real books. Basically, us. :)
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Margie Jones is an eleven-year-old girl in the year 2157. Her friend Tommy, who is thirteen, has found an old-fashioned book, with pages that always say the same thing, unlike the computer screens she is used to. Tommy tells her that in the old days, teachers were not computerized instruction machin…
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Science fiction, particularly the Robot Novels, which gave us the Laws of Robotics. And it's Isaac.
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1st Law: A robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. 2nd Law: A robot must obey orders given it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. 3rd Law: A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protecti…
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his main purpose is to make people aware of the consequences that might result if we turn to using digital clocks rather than dial clocks. He wants to inform us of the importance of dial clocks regarding many life aspects other than as a means of telling time for e.g. telling directions.
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Asimov wrote about 700 books. "Most famous" is a matter of opinion. Some suggestions : - Nonfiction: Asimov Guide to Science ( 2 volumes, but well worth it. If you have your own library, this should be in it. If you have school-age children, this is a must. ) Fiction: The Foundation trilogy. ( A t…
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While he is primarily known for his science fiction, Asimov wrote books in every genre, including mysteries, factual books and humor.
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Isaac Asimov wrote the 4 laws of robotics (law 0 added later). He also wrote or edited over 500 books, mostly Science Fiction.
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Science fiction and also science fact ( how to use the slide rule, for example!) writer.
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Isaac Asimov (1929-1992) was an American author of "hard" science fiction. Along with Arthur C. Clark and Robert Heinlein, he was considered one of the "big three" of 20th century science fiction writing. A professor of biochemistry, Asimov wrote over 300 books including many nonfiction titles. Not …
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Unfortunately, Isaac Asimov passed away on April 6th 1992, but his books and stories will live on forever. "If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them."-Isaac Asimov
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The tone is tense. There is a sense of uncertainty and suspense regarding the arrest of Joseph Manners.
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In my humble opinion 'The Gods Themselves' I loved The Foundation Series.
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Since the Good Doctors passing in 1992, there has been remarkable interest in his books and signed books, especially 1st editions. Without know the context of the autograph, value cannot be determined. EBAY has signed and autographed papers from Isaac going from $20 and upward.
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The date of Isaac Asimov's death was April 6th 1992.
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It was first published in the March 1947 issue of Astounding Science Fiction; I'm not certain when it was written, but likely not much before that.
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Yes, he did. He received an HIV tainted transfusion of blood when he was operated on for a triple bypass in 1982.
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A short story, but it depends on what you mean. Isaac Asimov wrote a story about a robot named Robbie, and it was a short story. The short story was included in a collection that the publisher called I, Robot (even though Isaac Asimov didn't agree with the title, since there was already a Sci Fi sho…
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i don't know what the answer is!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Because he loved to write about science fiction and he wanted to make a series.
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settings of the story of the fun that they had
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He was born in Russia but moved at the age of 3 in Brooklyn, New York.The late Dr. Asimov was raised in New York City, where he had immigrated to from the Soviet Union at the age of three.
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The plot is basically that the children in the future find out about the way things are now, and think that kids today had so much more fun than they do in the future.
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I'm not 100% sure, but i think it's the thunderstorm at the carnival. Hope this helps
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If you are talking about the Asimov quote in the end of the episode "200" it's: "Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinded critics and philosophers of today, but the core of science fiction, its essence has become crucial to our salvation, if we are to be saved at…
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A commercial airliner lands at JFK Airport in New York. A Secret Serviceman (Ken Scott), backed by a large Army contingent, greets the plane. After it taxis to a stop, Lieutenant Charles Grant USN (Stephen Boyd) steps out onto a mobile boarding ramp, verifies the Secret Service escort, and then sign…
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Isaac Asimov is a famous American science fiction author. His works gave inspiration to such movies as I, Robot (2004)
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Isaac Asimov died of HIV from blood from a suregery that he had before they knew how to test for this disease.
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Some find Asimov's Robots unjustifiably personified. What Robots we have already are in no way made to be like humans: their forms, functions and 'intellects' are not humanoid in any way. The three laws of Robotics also do not have a serious future. We have no intention of making Robots with such a…
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Isaac Asimov established 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 it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. A robot must protect its own existen…
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What changes? Complete your question.
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A robot must obey the orders given to it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
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Two of the defining traits of Science Fiction are interpolation and extrapolation. Most sf is extrapolation and wild extrapolation at that and has lost much of its impact. So when some subtle interpolation comes along people (sf readers) take notice. It also touches on our own frailty as humans, giv…
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in the order the books were published
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Isaac Asimov was born on January 2, 1920.
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Isaac Asimov was born on January 2, 1920.
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Isaac Asimov was born on January 2, 1920 and died on April 6, 1992. Isaac Asimov would have been 72 years old at the time of death or 95 years old today.
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Isaac Asimov died on April 6, 1992 at the age of 72.
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Isaac Asimov died on April 6, 1992 at the age of 72.
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He was Jewish.
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Isaak Yudovich Ozimov = Isaac Asimov .
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I know he was awfully fond of Gilbert and Sullivan.
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he was cremated.
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According to Asimov, the 3 laws that should govern all robotics were: A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.A robot must obey any orders given to it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.A robot must prote…
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Asimov didn't write just in one genre, but his fiction was largely Science Fiction.
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Primarily science fiction however he was very prolific and his writings can be found in murder mysteries, science text-books, children's literature, drama, humour, fantasy.
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The first electronic robot.
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I think the theme of this story is curiosity.
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wrong form of question.........it should be like that ........what is the differences between the future schools and the present school?
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It was a plot device in a number of short stories published in SF magazines, later collected in the 'I Robot' stories. (Which are quite different from the film of that name.I don't think that he intended them to be taken seriously. They have never been applied by any robot manufacturer. They just ma…
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He is an author, not a book.
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The terms used 'in' the story are psychiatric and scientific. No literary terms are referred to directly. If you mean 'what are some literary term applicable to Nightfall?' then foreshadowing, foreboding, third-person, epiphany.
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Because theyd frickin kill him if he didnt
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They are not trademarked as far as I am aware though, of course, they are copyrighted. The have come to be a standard fare in robotic stories. No doubt they will also be incorporated into robots if we ever progress that far.
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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 the 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 …
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The Bard represents nothing but itself. Its purpose in the story, however, is to show that someday, computers and robots, man's very own creations, will overpower and control us.
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The Sakkaros are a strange family. They avoid water and the father studies human culture.
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Computers like people are fallible.
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I know he lived on 72nd Street in Manhattan near Central Park West in the early 1970's. I repaired his IBM selectric typewriter while working for IBM at the time. He gave me a paperback "A whiff of Death" and signed it. We weren't supposed to take ANYTHING from customers in those days, but I did tak…
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Yes. Isaac Asimov was raised on the Jewish faith but identified himself as an atheist, humanist, and rationalist as an adult.
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Mike is the protagonist of the story. A hero should protect those who trust him and Mike did it.
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The theme is to understand what or why you are doing things and to think if it is right to do
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when the robots go bam bam hammer lamb on the humans and the humans say no
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Yes, in his autobiography he made it clear he was an atheist.
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He used to write science fiction books.
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All living creatures are valuable.We can't destroy their habit or even make pollution.
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I believe Asimov's three laws of robotics are: A robot shall not harm a human being, a robot may not cause harm to a human by not acting. A robot may not take an action which would result in the death or injury of a human. A robot may not all harm to come to a human in order to save it's own life. …
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the fun they had
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He wrote the Foundation series; a work noted to have inspired Star Wars and Star Trek and almost all modern science-fiction. Or put it like this; Tolkien : Fantasy :: Isaac Asimov : Sci-Fiction.
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Nightfall I, Robot Foundation Trilogy The Gods ThemselvesFoundations Edge
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Isaac
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April 6, 1992(1992-04-06) (aged 72)
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I believe that if we were able to bring Isaac Asimov back as a ghost (or possibly as some kind of sophisticated computer simulation) and show him the current state of the school system, he would recognize that the world has gotten even more complicated in the 21st century than it was during his life…
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