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R.U.R. by Karel Čapek
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Aug 12, 2008

it was amazing
Read in August, 2008

"People with ideas should not be allowed to have an influence on affairs of this world."
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message 1: by Tosh (new)

Tosh Tell me about this book. Is it one of the first books about he concept of robots?

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Harry Collier IV I am unsure if there was a wide-market for artificial beings before this book but it is the first instance of the word ROBOT being used.
The word is actually from the Slavic word работать which translates to work.
In the stories the robots are workers.

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