Asimov


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United States writer (born in Russia) noted for his science fiction (1920-1992)

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In an Asimov story in 1940, he was a robot built to look after children, but in both cases his name was spelled with an 'ie.
The competition takes place on December 15 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California, and is sponsored by Mooreland Partners and Asimov Ventures.
Eric Asimov, acclaimed chief wine critic for the New York Times and author of "How To Love Wine: A Memoir and Manifesto," will host this free wine tasting.
Indeed, Asimov coined the word robotics in his 1941 short story "Liar
Asimov, a Mensa genius and author of 500 books, was asked to lay out his vision of the future to mark the opening of the World's Fair in America.
The Asimov column had originally run in the late 1950s, before I was even born, and the possibility that burning fossil fuels might raise the Earth's temperature via the "Green-house Effect" had already been around for many decades, going back to the late 19th century.
Martin Gardner wrote 111 puzzles for his good friend Isaac Asimov to include in Isaac's Science Fiction Magazine.
As Donald Hassler has noted, the Enlightenment resonances in Asimov lead to representations of "gradual accumulation of knowledge and eventual rational control" (23), and thus in Asimov's fictional universe the experience of the sublime seems to become a mark of ignorance--as soon as knowledge is accumulated, the sublime is pushed away.
The folks at Broadley Vineyards in Monroe are bursting with pride as well, after the 2008 Broadley Estate-Sundance Barrel Selection Pinot Noir was chosen as a New York Times Top Wine Pick by wine critic Eric Asimov.
I'm part of the generation that read Isaac Asimov and Arthur C.
This first installment of his new memoir is about fellow Futurion Isaac Asimov.
Thriller, loosely based on the short stories by Isaac Asimov, starring Will Smith and Bridget Moynahan.
Asimov was born in January 2, 1920 in Petrovichi in Smolensk Oblast, Russia.
Knowledge Network' gains columnists: The New York Times said last week that columnists Nicholas Kristof, Gail Collins and Eric Asimov would be participating in the paper's "Knowledge Network," a three-year-old program that offers week-long on-line courses that cost between $125-$185.
While evidence suggests that Asimov thought long and hard about his laws when he wrote them, Woods believes that the author did not intend for engineers to create robots that followed those laws to the letter.