Download pdf book by Isaac Asimov – Free eBooks. Publication: Cuentos completos I Publication Record # ; Author: Isaac Asimov; Date: ; ISBN: Author: Isaac Asimov Author Record # 5; Legal Name: Asimov, Isaac Translation: Le plaisantin [French] (); Translation: El chistoso [Spanish] ( ).
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Jun 14, Alice rated it it was amazing Shelves: Nov 09, Kat Hooper rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mar 12, Luis Fernando rated it it was amazing. Abdirahman Bulle rated it did not like it Jun 25, And they remained there, staring, feeling the world shrink down to the dimensions of an experimental rat cage-with the maze removed and something, something about to be put in its place. But what strikes me nevertheless is how well these stories hold up, and how memorable they are.
Published June 1st by Ace Trade first published Preview — Jokester by Isaac Asimov.
Kid Stuff – A beetle fairy appears on a chixtoso desk demanding his assistance. I read and reread this for years, and I haven’t picked it up for well over a decade. People were very much concerned with AI and the possible negative effects from it.
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He is to be THE voter this year. Aug 30, Devin Milliron rated it it was amazing. This was a brilliant explanation to jokes isaa humor. He also has a penchant for mystery and twists, combining them with an epic scale to form literary masterpieces both thought-provoking yet incredibly popular.
There’s just something about Asimov.
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The Complete Stories 1. Because while an idea may be new to me, it doesn’t mean it was new to the author and I’d like to see behind the curtain.
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He did not foresee the internet, and this makes some of the stories funny to read, and he also did not apply Moore’s law, which he must have known about – Multivac grows in size until it can only be housed in hyperspace, and even at a time in the future when people have forgotten how to multiply long-hand, calculators still appear to use digits numerical indicator tubes like the Anita Mk 8 Still, the thoughtful story about the importance of original thought in a society “Profession”the story about the predictability of chaotic systems “Spell my name with an S ” and the early robot story “Satisfaction Guaranteed”were gems if you can push past the chauvinism in the latter.
You do not see Asimov wading often into the oceans of metaphor, and even then rarely does he tread past the shallows of simile – instead he prefers to stick to facts and dialogue, through which he creates his own atmosphere; utilizing the story and characters, as well as the all-important puzzle, as his weapon of choice. Ian rated it liked it Dec 14, This is my first tryst with science fiction and I’m glad I started with Asimov.
The standout in this quite good collection is definitely “Satisfaction Guaranteed”, even if it’s so 50s that it feels like you need subtitles to understand it.
Too many times Asimov seems to align with a rather regimented utopia. Isaac Asimov Author Tags: I know this was supposed to be science fiction but in some places it was more of a comedy. There are some good jokes, but they are few and far between, and some of his stories do not have any punchline. When I was reading it, I forgot the fact that these stories were written in s.
Sarah rated it did not like it Mar 21, Some are better than others, and some just aren’t worth reading. To ask other readers questions about Cuentos completos Iplease sign up. Isac first story of interest that I came to was “The Ugly Little Boy,” a poignant story about a Neanderthal child snatched from his home by a technological manipulation of time.
Asimov wrote the Lucky Starr series of juvenile science-fiction novels using the pen name Paul French. He has works published in nine of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System lacking only an entry in the s category of Philosophy.
Spell my Name with an S: This passage is even unintentionally funny – clearly, the insult is not felt to be directed against his wife for possessing a mind presumed unimaginative, it is for presuming that he, himself, believes in daft stories. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Other books in the series. If you create a free account and sign in, you will be able to customize what is displayed. Cynthia W rated it did not like it Jun 30, Rumaanah Yasin rated it really liked it Oct 06, If you’ve ever read Isaac Asimov’s stories you can understand why he was considered such an enormous talent. There are many great stories in this collection to keep one entertained for a good while.
Trivia About Robot Dreams Rob Open Preview See a Problem? Silas rated it liked it Jan 26, Paperbackpages. However, in the hands of Asimov, these stories then convey a feeling that is crucial to the science-fiction genre, the feeling of the sublime.
How they imagine education with computers in the 50’s.