"If you have a gut response to a story, you are not responding to something new ..you are really responding to a story you were told when you were six or seven…"
Every passage from this award-winning novel has a sort of lyrical beauty, even when describing common objects.
The problem of enclosing a power source, mechanics for movement and functionality, sensors and a brain to interpret sensory input is a difficult one. One solution used is to have the robot pause to consider its data.
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