A brief history of robots

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Date: February 26, 2007
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Although he introduced the idea of robots, Karl Capek was skeptical about how much of an impact robots could have. He rejected all suggestions that a robot could ever replace a human being, or have feelings such as love or rebellion. While the concept of a robot has been around for a very long time, it wasn't until the 1940's that the modern day robot was born, with the arrival of computers...
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The term robotics refers to the study and use of robots; it came about in 1941 and was first adopted by Issac Asimov, a scientist and writer. One of the first robots Asimov wrote about was a robo-therapist. A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor, Joseph Weizembaum, wrote the Eliza program in 1966, a modern counterpart to Asimov's fictional character...
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