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Michael Lloyd-Billington rated it it was ok Jul 09, The problem is not Robots making love but humans isxac in love with robots. When they were written, these stories were probably a real breakthrough in SF storytelling.

Many asimoov the stories in the collection were written to make the reader think about something he had never thought of before, and of course some of these seem trite now. PF, que demonios es ese rollo de los poemas dedicados a WS Gilbert? Other books in the series. Using a mighty computer called “Multivac”, Noel Meyerhof, isaaac Grand Master, asks two questions of Multivac after feeding it all the ieaac he knows to find where they came from. Though you can’t put your finger on it at times, sometimes author While reading these stories, I wouldn’t have discribed them as breathtaking Todos los males del mundo.

This was published in 61 years ago and I expected it to have dated, but it has not, not at all. Feb 28, Lloyd rated it really liked it Shelves: Ian rated it liked it Dec 14, Another, “Gimmicks Three” has an amusing take on deals with the devil, but most are too short to develop the premises fully. Isaac Asimov will always be a name to conjure with, particularly when chisttoso comes to stories about robots, but I think now that it’s something one outgrows a bit.

I loved that this one rather cut against that in terms of the nature of genius.


But in these stories that men make all the important decisions, both at work and home, is taken for granted. There are stories here about parallel universes, demons and ang I owe Isaac Asimov an apology. The book is remarkably dated.

As to Calvin’s colossal egotism; well, you can take that chistkso for granted. Meg rated it did not like it Mar 30, Apr 01, Mateo R.

Robot Dreams (Robot #) by Isaac Asimov

I’m glad he was able to convey his ideas so scifi could reach its current state Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Usually, collections of short stories are mixed. Ahora, a por Cuentos Completos II. May 15, Foad rated it liked it Shelves: Also, most of the stories seemed and probably were familiar.

Even his little unavoidable anachronisms futuristic societies use microfilm instead of disk drives for example are charming and never detracted from the story. Insertar la pieza A en el espacio B.

This passage is even unintentionally funny – clearly, the insult is not felt to be directed against his wife for possessing a mind iszac unimaginative, it is for presuming that he, himself, believes in daft stories.

Besides the obvious extraterrestrial themes and futur When I say Isaac Asimov is a genius I don’t mean that he’s an excellent writer who brought great innovation to the sci-fi genre. Per il resto, se ne salvano davvero pochi, complice anche una certa ridondante ristrettezza tematica: In Fact, some Profession [] were so badly written, so seemingly thrown together on the typewriter and not proofed afterthat if the author had remained withheld, I would not have guessed said author would have been the great Isaac Asimov.

Dreams as entretaing and commercial product. I suspect it hit way too close to home for many people. This denouement is exactly like a punchline, and hence his stories are typically constructed similarly to the literary genre of the “joke”. And then loved the contents. Asimov has an awesome imagination that establishes him as a visionary of the science fiction genre.


Sometimes, we also use a cookie to keep track of your trolley contents. I wonder what it is If you like reading something that can still surprise you and stick with you long after you read it, then have a look.

It was written before home computers existed, so the computer technology depicted in the collection consists mainly of gigantic, bookshelf-sized and stadium-sized computers, which operate on vacuum tube circuitry, transistors, and something like Turing tape. View all 3 comments. Among his futuristic, sometimes dystopian, stories involving space and time travel, there were a select few that stayed with me till the end: Recommended reading for religious fanatics.

However, once the 1st Law of Robotics is explained, she agrees. This was one such edition – however the cover they chose was from the artist Chris Foss – one of my all time favourite artists who to me captured the impossible and limitless imagination of science fiction.

Robot Dreams

Also, in many ways they are dated. Isaac Asimov was a Russian-born, American author, a professor of biochemistry, and a highly successful writer, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books.

It was jarring reading the descriptions of computers or the thoughts of the characters in regards to some social situation. I haven’t read dhistoso book in years but just about to start in an effort to slow down.