Robot Unwanted by Daniel Keyes:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Excellent short story from Daniel Keys. F-R (or the Free Robot) must try to find his place as the only emancipated robot. Select an invention:

Free Robot - Robert F-R
A robot without a master.

Robodore
A robot specialized for use as a stevedore, emptying the contents of ships in port.

Robot Manumission
The freeing of a robotic being from a state of being owned property.

Robot Ramp - just for bots
A special means of ingress and egress solely for use by mechanical help.

Robotic Law Tape Safety Valve
A specific impulse that warns robots contemplating breaking the laws set forth for their behavior.

Silencer-Padding - soles for robots
Robots need to have special padding on the bottoms of their lower limbs, so they don't clank as they walk.

 

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