"The whole problem of energy sources is going to be solved by little solutions, not by some big new piece of technology that does everything. We got into this crisis by believing that we had one big piece of technology that would do everything (oil)."
Very early reference to this idea. In the story, G-3a is one of the Earth's last robots trying to reconstruct or rebuild new robots to take his place.
Thanks to the Three Hoarsemen for pointing this story out.
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