January 2, 1920: Birth of Isaac Asimov

On January 2, 1920, Isaac Asimov was born in Petrovichi (Russia), this biochemist by training and writer of science fiction works, dedicated to popularizing science, made a strong defense of nuclear energy in several statements made in the press. He was a visionary regarding the applications that robots would have today, in fact, he enunciated the 3 laws of robotics:

1.- A robot may not harm a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.

2.- A robot must obey the orders given by human beings, except if these orders conflict with the First Law.

3.- A robot must protect its own existence to the extent that this protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law.

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