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a Russian-born American author and professor of
biochemistry, a highly successful writer, best known
for his works of science fiction and for his popular
science books. Asimov was one of the most prolific
writers of all time, having written or edited more
than 500 books.
Asimov's most famous work is the Foundation Series;
his other major series are the Galactic Empire series
and the Robot series, both of which he later tied into
the same fictional universe as the Foundation Series
to create a unified "future history" for his stories.
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 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 conflict with the First or Second Law.
First - PrologueFirst - Prologue by suthnmeh
Robots... How they´ve grown and spread across the earth from the times when I was only a child, when they were merely science fiction. So many movies, so many books written about them. They all had me fascinated and wondering... Would I see the day when this would be real?
Working robots, companion robots, guide robots, household robots... They´re everwhere. They help us make our lives easier, don´t they? Why are some people afraid of them? Why are they so reluctant to show any affection towards them, not even try to teach them, to help them grow like they´ve helped us?
It´s science fiction´s fault. They don´t make movies about unique robots that can feel or be self aware anymore. All the magic´s lost, being there robots already in everyday life. But throughout the years, hollywood´s made sure to make society aware of the risk behind giving a robot the ability to feel emotions. Of course, being able to think for themselves might giv
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Isaac Asimov raped by Hollywood...againI just watched the 2000 movie of Nightfall.Isaac Asimov raped by Hollywood...again by Jack-Abbott
I went in optimistically. They put the right number of suns in the sky! The movie addressed at least some of Asimov’s ideas! The story, um, made sense!...well, at least up to a point.
But congratulations, Hollywood! For the second time, you managed to completely screw up adapting one of the greatest science fiction stories ever written. What’s the matter with these people? To me it’s astonishingly simple: STICK TO THE STORY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I understand that when you’re adapting a short story into a movie, you have to pad it out. I get that. But come on! The 1988 movie had the snake princess...now this version has people with Jedi powers? WHAT?!?!?! Look, just STICK TO THE STORY!
And the thing is, Asimov even made it easy for them. By the time this version was made, Asimov and Robe