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    And It Will Serve Us Right, an article by Isaac Asimov is written to predict the future of modern day. And It Will Serve Us Right, persuades us that human beings will eventually create robots that will surpass mankind, but they will never have the same “connection”, or “emotion” as of its creator. Isaac Asimov is a science fiction writer that wrote the article And I Will Serve Us Right in 1964 to predict the technology of 2014. He first explains to us his father’s connection to him, and the two situations in which jealousy should not be possible: when the father surpasses the son, and when the student surpasses the teacher. Isaac used this theory to have people understand the first topic that he will be talking about, jealousy. Asimov then…

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    Introduction Isaac Asimov, the prolific writer With over five hundred published books, Isaac Asimov was one of the world’s most prolific writers. In addition to his books, he also wrote many individual short stories, essays, and criticism. An interesting fact about Asimov is that his works span nine out of the ten major categories in the Dewey Decimal System — the only category that does not include any of his works is Philosophy and psychology. This makes Asimov unique in the sense that he…

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    Isaac Asimov was born in the village of Petrovichi, Smolensk Oblast, in the Soviet Union, between October 4, 1919 and January 2, 1920. His exact date birth is unknown but Isaac and his family celebrated on January 2nd.The Asimov's emigrated to the United States in 1923 and settled in Brooklyn. Asimov had two younger siblings: a sister, Marcia and a brother, Stanley His family emigrated to the United States when he was three years old. As a young boy, Isaac worked at his father's candy store and…

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    Isaac Asimov wrote a short story in 1953 about driverless cars. This story follows most of the trends that are happening today. These trends can be proven in many news articles. This short story has the same concept that many of these news articles have. These both have the same concepts about the price of the car, the ownership of the car, and how the cars help the disabled. Self driving cars are very expensive that only a few amount of people can own. “Of course, nobody knows the cost of…

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    expulsion (Genesis 3:24). Even the God could not prohibit mankind from conducting wrongdoing, how could human beings regulate androids? Nevertheless, the title has already implied that there is no God. Ex Machina originates from the Greek theater phrase, Deus ex machina, which is a device aiming to solve the impasse in the plot. Deus means God and machina means machine. It is like God reaches out his hand, giving a help in order to make the story continue to be performed. And the name of this…

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    need for people to come up with transitory solutions for problems such as overpopulation, lack of resources, and pollution that are causing Earth to become unlivable. Even though eventually Earth, no matter what is done will no longer be able to accommodate human life causing the need to expand beyond. Science fiction stories such as “2BRØ2B” by Kurt Vonnegut in which humans have tried to created a utopia by controlling the population to the point where someone must volunteer to die in order for…

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    the U.S, the suicide for slave owners was much higher than that of the among slaves. He thought this was because “slaves had a way of dealing with depression, which their white owners did not. They could play the blues.” which “can’t drive depression clear out of a house” but “can drive it into the corners of any room where they are being played.”. This is the power of music, it can transform the sadness we endure into soundwaves and war into spirit. Immediately after, Vonnegut switches the pace…

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    Machinaac Asimov

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    For example, within Isaac Asimov’s “Reason”, QT-1 possesses logical thinking, such as the Three Laws of Robotics that govern his actions and provide rationality to his decisions. By having this “moral compass” within his positronic brain, QT-1 proves to be more efficient than Donovan and Powell in controlling the space station. Asimov exemplifies that robots hold the capability of being more productive and useful than humans in terms of logic and reasoning. Additionally, androids mirror human…

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    In this story, Robopsychologist Dr. Linda Rash experiments with the utilization of fractal geometry within the brain pattern a robot by the name LVX-1. This was vital addition in an attempt to create a brain with “added complexity, possibly closer to that of the human” as Dr. Rash states (Asimov 122). As a result of Dr. Rash’s newest contribution, LVX-1 has had dreams every night for 10 nights. To the knowledge of Dr. Rash and her elder colleague Dr. Calvin, dreaming has never occurred among the…

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    of the World,” by Isaac Asimov is a story about the super computer, Multivac and its desires to die because it can no longer stand carrying the weight of society’s problems. In the story, the author effectively expresses the theme of the story which is that no being is superior enough to solve all of the world’s problems through the use of literary devices such as setting, narration, and characterization . An additional eminent literacy device Asimov uses is the description of the setting of…

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