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  1. BOOK (1950)

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Hamish Mckenzie

    ... Hamish McKenzie I, Robot by Isaac Asimov (Gnome Press) Before Will Smith came along and bastardised the world's collective memory of the text, Isaac Asimov's series of nine ... for their existence. In Asimov's futuristic science fiction settings, man lived in such fear of his robotic creations that this strict set of rules had to be programmed into the machines. The Three Laws ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/727005/book-1950
  2. Rude robots need a lesson in manners

    Posted Nov 08th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... Robosapien farts and burps like Bender the robot on television cartoon series, Futurama. In addition, it grunts like a hog and raps, after a fashion. Blame Isaac Asimov. When Asimov devised his Three ... was concocted by scientists at the University of Hertfordshire in Britain as part of the European Cogniron robotics project devoted to the development of tinheads with subtlety. According to head ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/477263/rude-robots-need-lesson-manners
  3. Robots star at science fair

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Lau Do you believe that robots will one day take over the world? Come and check this out before you reach your conclusion. InnoCarnival 2011 will take place at the Hong Kong Science Park from November 5 to 13. And Young Post is offering 10 spots on an exclusive robot tour at 11am on November 5. You will get to see cutting-edge robots designed by local universities and some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983410/robots-star-science-fair
  4. Robots boxing clever

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Barry C Chung You've heard of boxing. You've probably heard of robot wars. The next logical step in the evolution is surely bare-knuckle robot-boxing! Real Steel takes these two elements and transports them into the future, to a time when boxing between men no longer has the same appeal as it does now. In this future, man-made, super-tall robots slug it out in the ring. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/980768/robots-boxing-clever
  5. What kind of robot would you like to invent?

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Interviews by Lilian goh Name: Sum Sum Age: 15 Top tunes: May Day's new album I would make a robot that can save the world from criminals. It would look like Neo, the character played ... to come up with a robot who can fight criminals and make the world a safer place. Name: Pang Pang Age: 16 Top tunes: Kenny Kwan's new release It would be a robot to help me do the housework. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/515398/what-kind-robot-would-you-invent
  6. Rude robots need a lesson in manners

    Posted Nov 09th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... Robosapien farts and burps like Bender the robot on television cartoon series, Futurama. In addition, it grunts like a hog and raps, after a fashion. Blame Isaac Asimov. When Asimov devised his Three ... was concocted by scientists at the University of Hertfordshire in Britain as part of the European Cogniron robotics project devoted to the development of tinheads with subtlety. According to head ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/477386/rude-robots-need-lesson-manners
  7. Robowaiter won't take side-orders

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... with Quinton Chan Do you fancy being served by a robot in a restaurant? Although it sounds like something that could only happen in movies or cartoons, Hong Kong's first robot restaurant has now opened in Tseung Kwan O. The western-style dining place features three robots, with a 'waiter' taking orders, a 'worker' bringing the food ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/558362/robowaiter-wont-take-side-orders
  8. Wimpy robots no match for evil human creators

    Posted Jun 14th 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... modern robots were. And now the nicest of them all, the courteous if somewhat neurotic C-3PO, is back to set a good example to robots everywhere in the final instalment of the Star Wars series ... to fall prey to unemployment or 'globesity'. My terror tactic this week is to revive the familiar fear that we could all one day be enslaved by the cold hands of robots. Indeed, some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/504349/wimpy-robots-no-match-evil-human-creators
  9. He's no dummy

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by David McNeill

    ... Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro's robot has fooled people into thinking it's human. David McNeill meets Geminoid HI-1 and wonders if our days are numbered In the movie Terminator II, ... Laboratories outside Kyoto, sometimes think they're meeting the professor instead of his robot. Even after it becomes clear that they've been hoodwinked by a US$300,000 metal-and-polyurethane ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/600509/hes-no-dummy
  10. Blade Runner

    Posted Jun 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a cult classic. Plot It is the year 2019 and genetically engineered robots called Replicants work in dangerous and menial jobs in space colonies. They are manufactured by the powerful Tyrell ... the four Replicants on the loose in LA. Meet Maria The idea for Blade Runner's humanoid robots wasn't new in cinema. In 1927, a famous silent-era movie called Metropolis starred ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/969965/blade-runner

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