Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Nanny
by Philip K. Dick

"The robot was the best nurse the children had ever had, but she needed to be a little bigger..."

(Original nanny robot illustration from Startling Stories)

Science fiction in the News articles describe real-world events that relate to the ideas and inventions in sf novels and movies. Select a news article:

Tmsuk Robot Babysitter Knows Your Kid
   Tmsuk's new mechanical babysitter is starting to catch up with those sfnal robot nannies.

Book-Reading Robot Reads Aloud
   This book reading robot had better put its game face on if it thinks it can take away one of my favorite activities - reading books to my children.

iRobiQ Nanny Robot
   Philip K. Dick saw this one coming more than fifty years ago. Imagine that. With video showing how iRobiQ will interact with your family.

Family Nanny Robot
   We're still waiting for helpful nanny robots - it's been more than fifty years already.

Babies Treat Robots Like Human Beings
   If babies accept expressive robots as friends, would they accept robots as nannies?

Morphy Nanny Robot Teaches, Learns From Babies
   How much longer till we have all of the elements for a nanny robot?

China's Spherical Walking Robot With Retractable Arms
   Updated! Favorite design of supervillains patented! Diagrams show this walking spherical robot with retractable arms.

Audi Robot Yearns For An Upgrade
   Will the social robots of the future share their anxieties and their yearning for upgrades?

Robot Daycare With Robot Nannies?
   Would you turn your young children over to robots?

New Robot Threat - They Make You Love Them
   Have you checked your feelings towards robots lately?

Pepper, Your Robot Companion
   'She's - she's not like a machine. She's like a person. A living person.'- Philip K. Dick, 1955.

iPal Nanny Robot Will Raise Your Kids
   'Playfully, Nanny caught Bobby's arm with her grapple and drew him to her.' - Philip K. Dick, 1955.

ibotn Toddler-Care Mini-Robot
   'She's not like a machine. She's like a person. A living person.' - Philip K. Dick, 1955.

Buddy Companion Robot Your Bulbous Friend
   'Nanny was built in the shape of a sphere, a large metal sphere, flattened on the bottom...' - Philip K. Dick, 1955.

IPAL Chinese Robot Babysitter
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re: Larry Niven

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re: Peter Watts

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re: Robert Heinlein

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