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"I don't have an e-mail address. As much as I admire the Internet I suffer literally agoraphobia, which in it's original sense means a fear of the marketplace. I do not want to receive three hundred e-mail messages per week from strangers…"
- William Gibson

Roboticist  
  A person who works on robots.  

As far as I know, the first use of this word in science fiction. and perhaps anywhere.

Slowly, the roboticist's finger touched a knob and the wall illuminators glowed to gentle life.
From Evidence, by Isaac Asimov.
Published by Astounding Science Fiction in 1946
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