Isaac Asimov authored over 400 books in a career that lasted nearly 50 years. As a leading scientific writer, historian, and futurist, he covered a variety of subjects ranging from mathematics to humor, and won numerous awards for his work.
Isaac Asimov authored over 400 books in a career that lasted nearly 50 years. As a leading scientific writer, historian, and futurist, he covered a variety of subjects ranging from mathematics to humor, and won numerous awards for his work. See less
The following is a personality profile of Isaac Asimov based on his work.
Isaac Asimov is a bit inconsiderate, somewhat critical and excitable.
He is unconcerned with art, he is less concerned with artistic or creative activities than most people who participated in our surveys. He is intermittent as well: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. But, Isaac Asimov is also laid-back: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.
He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him.
Long before this book was thought of, Asimov wrote the fairly short story "Nightfall". Then Silverberg and he got together to generalize the story, make it a bit longer, show what happened next. I do ... Read More
Well worth the read, if only that it gives the three laws of robotics. It follows the career of a robotics psychologist with the development and improvement of robots, in a humanoid form. It ... Read More
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