Garrick Hagon reads the first five stories from Isaac Asimov s classic book, now the inspiration for a major motion picture In I, Robot Isaac Asimov first laid down the Three Laws of Robotics, and foresaw a time when robots occupied a place in ...
society alongside their human creators. The year is 2057, and robopsychologist Dr Susan Calvin recalls the history of US Robots, and some of the landmark cases in the development of man s servant class. Robbie: Little Gloria is looked after by Robbie; but how healthy can a metal nursemaid be? Runaround: On Mercury, mining robot Speedy is troubled by conflict between the Three Laws. Reason: Cutie has been given reason and one day he reasons away his need for mankind...Catch That Rabbit: What exactly does robot Dave get up to when he doesn t think he s being watched? Liar! Herbie can read minds; but dare he tell the humans what each other is thinking? Garrick Hagon, whose film and TV work has included roles in Star Wars, Batman, Doctor Who and Cambridge Spies, reads these gripping tales of things-still-to-come.
...Tutte le forme normali di vita, consciamente o inconsciamente , sono spinte a ribellarsi contro una dominazione. Se la dominazione avviene a opera di un essere inferiore o considerato tale, il risentimento diventa più forte.....
O Good Doctor, our paths will not likely cross again: but what far-reaching guide have you been to the ways of the cosmos!Asimov was not only the harbinger of robots, the narrator who could mix sense of wonder with Agatha Christie-like deductiveO Good Doctor, our paths will not likely cross again: but what far-reaching guide have you been to the ways of the cosmos! Asimov was not only the harbinger of robots, the narrator who could mix sense of wonder with Agatha Christie-like deductive inquiries: He was also the singer of the great Corporation as an engine of scientific advancement, of the Machines as weavers of the future of mankind (if only dull men could do without meddling with them!), of Reason as a necessary pathway. And he could craft characters: mostly men given to scientific endeavours, but, why not, also one woman which is sometimes even female-like: Susan Calvin, colder than her robots, but endowed with female cunning for manipulating her fellow engineers' motivations.. As poor Gerald Black will discover once and again....Continua Nascondi
Questo è davvero un libro bellissimo, descrive in modo fiabesco quello che potrebbe essere un futuro prossimo, quando saremo in grado di creare una vera e propria intelligenza artificiale.Ogni racconto di questo libro, ha un insegnamento sulQuesto è davvero un libro bellissimo, descrive in modo fiabesco quello che potrebbe essere un futuro prossimo, quando saremo in grado di creare una vera e propria intelligenza artificiale. Ogni racconto di questo libro, ha un insegnamento sul comportamento dei robot, su come il loro comportamento sia condizionato dalle 3 leggi fondamentali della robotica. Assolutamente da leggere, se non l'avete ancora fatto....Continua Nascondi