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Related to material in Brother Robot
by Henry Slesar

Great reading; it tells the story of a roboticist who dreams of raising a robot child in a human family. As the robot child grows up, though, it becomes clear that the rest of the world is not quite so accepting of robots raised as people.

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:

Awww! It's A Robot Baby Roundup!
   They're so cute! Imagine having one in your family, brother to your human children.

Robots Should Start Out As Babies
   'He is beginning to learn control of his limbs: it is apparent that he will walk before his human brother.'

MARLO Robot Attempts Wave Field
   'It is apparent that he will walk before his human brother.' - Henry Slesar, 1958.

Roboy 3DPrinted Humanoid Robot
   'A robot child that would be reared within the bosom of a human family...' - Henry Slesar, 1958.

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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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