Isaac Asimov

A map representing the 21st century world imagined by the famous science fiction author Isaac Asimov in the novel I, Robot, written in 1950.

Robots are forbidden on Earth and reserved for space tasks humans cannot perform. However,  each region has its own « machine » or robot, helping humans planning everything in the most efficient way. Life goes on perfectly until …

Reminder of the Three Laws of Robotics : 

  1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
  2. A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
  3. A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Laws.


© Christophe Chabert