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Book Review: I, Robot

I, Robot (1940 – 1941) by Isaac Asimov

Presented as a collection of nine short stories, each exploring and pushing to the limit the Three Laws of Robotics set forth from world maestro of science fiction, professor of biochemistry, and all-round prolific writer Isaac Asimov (1920 – 1992).

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 the 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. 

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