Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Catch That Rabbit
by Isaac Asimov

Enjoyable WWII-era robot story by Asimov; it contains a very early reference to the idea of less capable robots working under the direction of a "boss" robot. Two men are given the disagreeable task of checking up on robots perfectly capable of autonomous work. Odd things happen; what's the explanation?

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:

Robotic Safety Barrels: Smart Traffic Cones
   Robotic Safety Barrels (RSBs) developed by Shane Farritor may be the kind of smart traffic cones that can save many lives and $100 billion per year in losses due to accidents and delays on U.S. highways.

Multi-Robot Pursuit System: We'll Be Back!
   I'm sure that everything will go fine with this project, which could have useful applications in search and rescue, fire fighting and for all I know, the food service industry.

NASA's Multi-Robot Planetary Exploration
   Science fiction writers caught on to this almost seventy years ago; I'm glad it's finally being addressed formally by NASA.

Robots In The Mines
   Dangerous professions can be made safer with robots.

Synchronizing Humanoid Robot Swarms
   'They wheeled and turned in macabre simultaneity...'

NASA's Robotic Mining Competition
   ''Dave,'[Powell] said. 'You're a stable, rock-bottom mining robot...'- Isaac Asimov, 1944.

VelociRoACH Insect Robots Cooperate
   'They wheeled and turned in macabre simultaneity...'- Isaac Asimov, 1944.

Robots Learn To Swarm Safely
   'They were bronzy gleams of smooth motion...' - Isaac Asimov, 1944.

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in the News

Bat Bot Robotic Flapping-Wing Drone
re: Roger Zelazny
(5/1/2017)

NASA's Astronaut Rescue Ball
re: Doc Smith
(4/30/2017)

ARM Wants To Build Brain Chips
re: William Gibson
(4/29/2017)

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