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Related to material in The Robot Who Wanted to Know
by Harry Harrison

Amusing short story details the life of Filer 13B-445-K, a librarian robot who was programmed to be curious about everything. But curious about love? A robot may have the intellectual capacity to wonder, but to find out?

Science fiction in the News articles describe real-world events that relate to the ideas and inventions in sf novels and movies. Select a news article:

Robot Librarians In The Stacks
   I wonder what sort of capabilities this robot librarian might have when it comes to retrieving overdue books?

The Library Of The Future
   'A Filer is an amazingly intelligent robot and there aren't many being manufactured.'

Meet Hugh, Your Robot Librarian
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TytoCare Offers Futuristic Home Care
re: EM Forster

Powdered Regolith Propulsion
re: Arthur C. Clarke

Ford's SafeCap, Opposite Of Niven and Barnes' Napcap
re: Niven and Barnes

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