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I, robot [electronic resource]. Isaac Asimov.

Asimov, Isaac. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780553900330 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Spectra, 2004.

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General Note: Title from eBook information screen..
Summary, etc.: The three laws of Robotics:1) A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm2) A robot must obey orders givein 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.With these three, simple directives, Isaac Asimov changed our perception of robots forever when he formulated the laws governing their behavior. In I, Robot, Asimov chronicles the development of the robot through a series of interlinked stories: from its primitive origins in the present to its ultimate perfection in the not-so-distant future--a future in which humanity itself may be rendered obsolete.Here are stories of robots gone mad, of mind-read robots, and robots with a sense of humor. Of robot politicians, and robots who secretly run the world--all told with the dramatic blend of...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 4
820 Lexile.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 788 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 465 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Science Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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