Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Caves of Steel
by Isaac Asimov

Set a thousand years in the future, in an overpopulated New York City, a prominent Spacer is murdered. New York City police detective Baley was not fond of the Spacers or their robots, but must accept the help of a positronic partner. Classic Asimov.

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RobotCop III - Not Quite R. Daneel Olivaw
   In his classic 1953 robot story Caves of Steel, Isaac Asimov teamed a human detective with a robotic one - R. Daneel Olivaw. Hong Kong has been testing robotic police officers for years, and has now introduced RobotCop III.

RAFFE Helps Remote Mobile Investigator Gather Fingerprints
   The Pedsco RMI robot, used for remote handling of explosive devices and other hazardous materials, now has the ability to gather fingerprints. Good news for the humans who might otherwise perform this task.

Robot Cops By 2084?
   Not a very daring prediction, but at least they're thinking about it.

ThreeForm 3D Scans And Digitally Simulates Customer Fashion
   '...A miracle of misapplied engineering caused his own face to appear on the illustrated figures dressed in trooper red.' - Harry Harrison, 1965.

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Matrix Sentinel Ancestor, The Pipe Inspector Robot From Krakow
re: Wachowskis
(2/15/2017)

Auto-Focus Smart Glasses Have Liquid Lenses
re: Frank Herbert
(2/14/2017)

Robotic Physician Assistant Has Steady 'Hands'
re: Raymond Z. Gallun
(2/13/2017)

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