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Old 04-10-2010, 08:12 AM
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Originally Posted by That Metal Beastie View Post
If memory serves, it was Lem who coined the term robot.
In fact the term "robot" was coined by Czech Sci-fi writer Karel Čapek, and actually invented by his brother Josef Čapek.
Robot derived after the slavic word robota (serf labor) which is also morphologically related to the german word Arbeit.

R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots)

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