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“Robot Laws for the Future According to an Unemployed, Pot-smoking English Literature Graduate,” by L. Gilbert Heedyn

Jan 27th, 2010 | By

1. A robot must not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. 2. A robot must obey any orders given to it by a human being, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. 3. A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does

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“Seven(ish) Techniques for Unforgettable Characters,” by L. Gilbert Heedyn

Jan 6th, 2010 | By

As part of my writing self-help series, “Great writing while sedated,” today I will discuss seven-ish techniques for crafting unforgettable characters. 1. Name names Your character must have a name. As a writer you will find it really helps giving your character a name as a way to distinguish them from other characters (note: you

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