Isaac Asimov

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Name: Isaac Asimov
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

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ANSONIA LIBRARY203-734-6728Social Security workshop — Wednesday, April 16 and repeated April 23, from 1 to 3 p.m. Learn key strategies to boost benefits and retirement income. Michael Alimo & David Weyner present.Art in the library — Art work of the Julia ... [Published Valley Gazette - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Are We Sure That Google Drones and Google Robots Know About 'Don’t Be Evil'?

:28 PM PDT post a commentIn a  Business Insider  article, “Why Google Is Making Massive, Crazy Bets On Drones And Robots,” reporter Megan Rose Dickey explains that Google is expanding itself from the virtual world to the physical world by noting that ... [Published Breitbart.com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

I, for One, Welcome Our New Robot Underlings

Honda's robot ASIMO at the New York International Auto Show earlier this week. Image: Christina Ascansi, Mashable By Chris Taylor 2014-04-18 23:32:07 UTCThis post reflects the opinions of the author and not necessarily those of Mashable as a public ... [Published Mashable - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Here's What Americans Think Tech Will Look Like In 2064

We think robots could soon make art, half of us are ready for driverless cars, and drones creep us out.These are some of the results of a new study from Pew Research, which asked 1,001 American adults over the phone about their opinions on the future ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Saturn: Commotion in the A Ring

After yesterday’s look back at the ambitious Project Orion planners and their hopes of reaching Saturn’s moons by the 1970s, let’s stay in the same vicinity today to look at what may be the emergence of an entirely new moon. As always, we have Cassini ... [Published Centauri Dreams - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: Saturn, Ring, Isaac Asimov
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Heaven Quotes Reveal The Mystery Of The Afterlife

“Heaven and hell seem out of proportion to me: the actions of men do not deserve so much.” ― Jorge Luis Borges “I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Our wireless world: predicted by Isaac Asimov in 1964

We take for granted the technology that enables us to remain connected and communicate with the rest of the world on the go. This was not the world in which Isaac Asimov lived in 1964 when he made a set of predictions. The renowned science fiction writer ... [Published Computerworld Australia - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Strange but true: Even great prognosticators have hits and misses

STRANGE BUT TRUEQ: Dust off your crystal ball and try looking 50 years into the future. When sci-fi writer Isaac Asimov did this 50 years ago in 1964, how well did he hit today’s mark?A: As expected, Asimov had plenty of savvy technological hits, anticipating ... [Published NewsOK.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Philips Introduces OneSpace, a Luminous Ceiling Predicted by Isaac Asimov 50 Years Ago

Philips’ OneSpace luminous ceiling was predicted by American author and professor of biochemistry Isaac Asimov in a 1964 New York Times article looking at the technology of the future. He wrote that “By 2014, electroluminescent panels will be in common ... [Published LED Professional - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Why Asimov’s Three Laws Of Robotics Can’t Protect Us

George Dvorsky — i09 It’s been 50 years since Isaac Asimov devised his famous Three Laws of Robotics — a set of rules designed to ensure friendly robot behavior. Though intended as a literary device, these laws are heralded by some as a ready-made ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

The Meteoric Rise and Fall of Gnome Press

Throughout this column, we've talked about the origins of modern science fiction, usually through the stories that appeared in pulp magazines in the early-20 th century. With few exceptions, science fiction authors made their living from stories placed ... [Published Kirkus Reviews - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Asimov Bedrock

This image was acquired in southern winter over part of Asimov Crater (latitude 47.5 S), showing the equator-facing slope of a deep trough inside the crater. The crater appears to have been completely filled by a thick sequence of materials, perhaps including ... [Published Red Orbit - Mar 27 2014]

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Library programs listed [Published Valley Gazette - 12 hours ago]
Are We Sure That Google Drones and Google Robot... [Published Breitbart.com - Apr 19 2014]
Are We Sure That Google Drones and Google Robot... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 19 2014]
I, for One, Welcome Our New Robot Underlings [Published Mashable - Apr 19 2014]
Cover to Cover [Published City Life Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
Here's What Americans Think Tech Will Look Like... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 17 2014]
'Humanities Folks' Need to Pay Attention to STE... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 17 2014]
James McLurkin interview: Future of robotics, AI [Published Think Digit - Apr 16 2014]
‘Real History of Science Fiction,’ fun [Published Media Life Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
James Shapiro Edits New Anthology on Shakespear... [Published Columbia University - Apr 15 2014]
Saturn: Commotion in the A Ring [Published Centauri Dreams - Apr 15 2014]
Some sci-fi suggestions [Published Russellville Courier - Apr 14 2014]
Heaven Quotes Reveal The Mystery Of The Afterlife [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 13 2014]
Attempts to remake Eden are dangerous [Published Times of Oman - Apr 13 2014]
Heaven Quotes Reveal The Mystery Of The Afterlife [Published Huffington Post - Apr 12 2014]
Reading the hand behind Aryavarta [Published Sunday Observer - Apr 12 2014]
James Shapiro Edits New Anthology on Shakespear... [Published Columbia University News - Apr 11 2014]
The Content Questionnaire: Joe Pulizzi, Content... [Published Brafton.com - Apr 11 2014]
Eterni.me: Would You Like to Live Forever in a ... [Published International Business Times UK - Apr 10 2014]
Matt Haig's top ten robots [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
This Is What Someone in 1893 Thought Fashion Wo... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Apr 09 2014]
Our wireless world: predicted by Isaac Asimov i... [Published Computerworld Australia - Apr 09 2014]
Strange but true: Even great prognosticators ha... [Published NewsOK.com - Apr 08 2014]
Pesek on Asia: Toyota Turns on Robots [Published Bloomberg - Apr 07 2014]
RELIGIONEric Pickles Insists Britain Is A 'Chri... [Published Huffington Post UK - Apr 07 2014]
Use Sci-Fi to Teach STEM, Inspire Innovation [Published Education World - Apr 06 2014]
Sevenoaks Chronicle published Polymath mum: The... [Published Sevenoaks Chronicle - Apr 06 2014]
FDL Book Salon Welcomes Daniel Suarez, Kill Dec... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 05 2014]
LEDs move beyond light bulbs, into carpets and ... [Published Mansfield News Journal - Apr 03 2014]
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Are We Sure That Google Drones and Google Robot... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 19 2014]
In a  Business Insider  article, “Why Google Is Making Massive, Crazy Bets On Drones And Robots,” reporter Megan Rose Dickey explains that Google is expanding itself from the virtual world to the physical world by noting that Google has just purchased ...
Saturn: Commotion in the A Ring [Published Centauri Dreams - Apr 15 2014]
After yesterday’s look back at the ambitious Project Orion planners and their hopes of reaching Saturn’s moons by the 1970s, let’s stay in the same vicinity today to look at what may be the emergence of an entirely new moon. As always, we have Cassini ...
James Shapiro Edits New Anthology on Shakespear... [Published Columbia University News - Apr 11 2014]
James Shapiro is among the best known Shakespeare scholars in the world. His award-winning books include Shakespeare and the Jews (1995), A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare: 1599 (2005) and Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare? (2010). His latest ...
FDL Book Salon Welcomes Daniel Suarez, Kill Dec... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 05 2014]
Welcome Daniel Suarez ( TheDaemon.com ) ( Twitter ) and Host Spocko (Spocko’s Brain) ( Twitter ) Kill Decision (Novel) “As they reached the entrance to the hallway, Ripper pointed, aiming her weapon up. “There!” They looked up to see dozens ...
Why Asimov’s Three Laws Of Robotics Can’t Prote... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Apr 01 2014]
George Dvorsky — i09 It’s been 50 years since Isaac Asimov devised his famous Three Laws of Robotics — a set of rules designed to ensure friendly robot behavior. Though intended as a literary device, these laws are heralded by some as a ready-made ...
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