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"Cyberspace is a metaphor that allows us to grasp this place where since about the time of the second world war we've increasingly done so many of the things that we think of as civilization."
- William Gibson

Robot Ramp  
  A special means of ingress and egress solely for use by mechanical help.  

Free robots, like F-R, were not welcome to take their place with the human beings.

Standing on the raised man-walk on the south side of Agency Avenue, he looked like any of the other utility-robots that hurried up and down the robot-ramp behind him performing their various services occupied in their various jobs except for the letters F-R stenciled in black on his silvery service, and the fact that he was not moving along the low-set robot ramp.
From Robot Unwanted, by Daniel Keyes.
Published by Other Worlds in 1952
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This corresponds to the special servant's corridors in the homes of the wealthy.

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