A mind map about Isaac Asimov. Isaac Asimov was an American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University. During his lifetime, Asimov was considered one of the "Big Three" science fiction writers, along with Robert A. Heinlein and Arthur C. Clarke. Asimov also wrote mysteries and fantasy, as well as much nonfiction.
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Isaac Asimov, (born January 2, 1920, Petrovichi, Russia—died April 6, 1992, New York, U.S.), was an American author and biochemist. He was a highly successful and prolific writer of science fiction and of science books for the layperson.
Asimov was essentially an optimist, but he realised that future AI devices, and their designers, might need a little help keeping on the straight and narrow. Hence his famous Three Laws, which have influence in science and technology circles to this day.
When science fiction author Isaac Asimov devised his Three Laws of Robotics, he was thinking about androids. He envisioned a world where these human-like robots would act like servants and would need a set of programming rules to prevent them from causing harm.
Asimov’s suggested laws devised to protect humans from interactions with robots are :
1- A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
2- A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
3- A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Laws.