Fictional Chatbots: R.U.R. Rossum’s Universal Robots

Rossum's Universal Robots, a play by Karel Čapek.

R.U.R., also known as Rossum’s Universal Robots, was written in 1920 by the Czech playwright Karel Čapek. The play premiered on the 25th of January in 1921. Čapek’s play was the first appearance of the word Robot in the English language and in Science Fiction. The word robot is derived from the Czech word for … Read more

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