"...if you want to know what your future looks like, don't waste your time on Analog; read Time magazine. We are already saturated in the future. "
This is a very early reference to the idea of an autonomous machine, or robotic device, able to carry out a general task without direction.
Compare to the original robot from Rossum's Universal Robots (R.U.R.) (1920) by Karel Capek.
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