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86,738. The robots are becoming humans, the humans are becoming robots. (RFID & Robot) Greg Nikolettos: The Human Microchipping Agenda – Hypnotised Into the Mainframe by the Science of Graduism, We the People Will Not Be Chipped.com, lecture Alternative View III
3,099. They are humanity eyes and ears in deep space ... Space probes – robotic explorers that are humanity’s intergalactic avatars. (Space & Exploration & Robot) The Universe: Space Probes
8,477. By taking evolution further and becoming a robot species. (Aliens & Extraterrestrials & Life & Evolution & Robot) Aliens: The Definitive Guide, Discovery Science 2013
11,334. Violent robotic humanoids are trapped in an angular wilderness. They look like nightmares. But they were Wyndham Lewis’s dream of a mechanical world order. (Art & Robot & Machine) Dr James Fox, British Masters, BBC 2011
11,590. I look upon human beings as automatons because they all think they can do what they want but they can’t. They are not free. No-one is. (Art & Humanity & Robot & Freedom) L S Lowry, interview Hugh Maitland
23,469. Vanessa, you’re a Fembot! (Spy Films & Robot) Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me 1999 starring Mike Myers & Heather Graham & Michael York & Robert Wagner & Rob Lowe & Mindy Sterling & Seth Green & Verne Troyer & Elizabeth Hurley & Will Ferrell et al, director Jay Roach, Austin
23,608. Ash is a goddamned robot! (Science Fiction Films & Robot & Aliens) Alien ***** 1979 starring Sigourney Weaver & Tim Skerritt & Veronica Cartwright & Harry Dean Stanton & John Hurt & Ian Holm & Yaphet Kotto & Bolaji Badejo & Helen Horton et al, director Ridley Scott, Parker
23,677. Early in the 21st Century The TYRELL CORPORATION advanced Robot evolution into the NEXUS phase – a being virtually identical to a human – known as a Replicant. (Science Fiction Films & Robot) Blade Runner: The Final Cut 2007 starring Harrison Ford & Rutger Hauer & Sean Young & Daryl Hannah & Edward James Olmos & M Emmet Walsh & William Sanderson & Brion James & Joe Turkel & Joanna Cassidy & James Hong et al, director Ridley Scott, caption
23,678. Replicants are like any other machine – they’re either a benefit or a hazard. (Science Fiction Films & Robot) ibid. Deckard
23,679. More human than human is our motto. (Science Fiction Films & Robot) ibid. Tyrell
23,683. Los Angeles 2029 A.D. The machines rose from the ashes of the nuclear fire. Their war to exterminate mankind had raged for decades, but the final battle would not be fought in the future. It would be fought here, in our present. (Science Fiction Films & Machine & Robot) The Terminator 1984 starring Arnold Schwarzenegger & Michael Biehn & Linda Hamilton & Lance Henriksen & Paul Winfield & Bess Motta & Earl Boen & Rick Rossovich et al, director James Cameron, opening scene and caption
23,684. The Terminator’s an infiltration unit, part man, part machine. Underneath, it's a hyper-alloy combat chassis – micro-processor-controlled, fully armored. Very tough. But outside, it’s living human tissue – flesh, skin, hair, blood, grown for the cyborgs ... The 600 series had rubber skin. We spotted them easy. But these are new, they look human. Sweat, bad breath, everything. Very hard to spot. I had to wait till he moved on you before I could zero him. (Science Fiction Films & Machine & Robot) ibid. Kyle
23,687. My name is John Connor. They tried to murder me before I was born. When I was 13 they tried again. Machines from the future: Terminator. (Science Fiction Films & Machine & Robot & Murder) Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines 2003 starring Arnold Schwarzenegger & Nick Stahl & Clare Danes & Kristanna Loken & David Andrews & Mark Famiglietti & Earl Boen & Jau Acovone & Mark Hicks et al, director Jonathan Mostow, opening commentary
23,731. Law I: A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. (Science Fiction Films & Robot) I, Robot 2004 starring Will Smith & Bruce Greenwood & Bridget Moynahan & James Cromwell & Alan Tudyk & Chi McBride & Shia LaBeouf & Fiona Hogan & Terry Chen et al, director Alex Proyas
23,732. An imitation of life: can a robot write a symphony? Can a robot turn a canvas into a beautiful masterpiece? (Science Fiction Films & Robot) ibid. Smith to robot
86,969. The Three Laws of Robotics: 1) A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm; 2) A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law; 3) A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law; The Zeroth Law: A robot may not harm humanity, or, by inaction, allow humanity to come to harm. Isaac Asimov, I, Robot
23,799. I’m Kryten. I’m the service mechanoid aboard the Nova Five. We’ve had a terrible accident. (Science Fiction & Robot) Red Dwarf II: Kryten s2e1
23,835. He needs replacing. Consequently, his inbuilt shutdown chip will automatically activate in twenty-four hours’ time. Your android should use this period to tie up his affairs, dismantle his body and pack himself neatly away in his original packing case. (Science Fiction & Robot) Red Dwarf III: The Last Day s3e6, manufacturer’s message
23,839. Gosh, you must think me as stupid as a photocopier. (Science Fiction & Robot) Red Dwarf IV: Camille s4e1, Kryten to Camille
23,889. Sawing me in half will invalidate my guarantee. (Science Fiction & Robot) Red Dwarf V: Terrorform s5e3, Kryten
23,983. In android form a human can have practical immortality. (Star Trek & Robot) Star Trek: What Are Little Girls Made Of? s1e7
24,106. To build humanoid robots we must borrow your bodies. (Star Trek & Robot) Star Trek: Return to Tomorrow s2e20, Sargon
24,207. Why was I given human form? (Star Trek: The Next Generation & Robot) Star Trek: The Next Generation: Datalore s1e13, Data
24,208. If you had an off-switch, Doctor, would you not keep it secret? (Star Trek: The Next Generation & Robot) ibid.
24,512. Data has the android equivalent of multiple personalities. (Star Trek: The Next Generation & Mental Health & Robot) Star Trek: The Next Generation: Masks s7e17, Troi
25,181. I am automated unit 3947. Thank you for re-activating me. (Star Trek: Voyager & Robot) Star Trek: Voyager: Prototype s2e13, robot
25,182. 3947 – Did you wake up on bench like this one? (Star Trek: Voyager & Robot) ibid. B’Elanna in captivity
25,183. I would like to be acquainted with this Data. (Star Trek: Voyager & Robot) ibid. 3947 to B’Elanna
25,184. Is it possible the we’ve stumbled into the middle of some sort of robotic war? (Star Trek: Voyager & Robot) ibid. Janeway on bridge
25,560. Seven of Nine: An assimilation virus has penetrated our defences.
Chakotay: We’re becoming drones. (Star Trek: Voyager & Robot) Star Trek: Voyager: Tinker Tenor Doctor Spy s6e4, Doctor’s fantasy
107,889. ‘A robot or artificial intelligence could take my [doctor] job?’ (Future & Robot) Horizon: Ten Things You Need to Know About the Future, BBC 2017
107,891. There will be cyborgs. (Future & Robot) ibid.
86,950. I really want a robot. I want my robot to be able to sing. And I want my robot to be clever. Walking is vital. I want a robot I can talk to. That is what I want from a robot. Is that too much to ask? Danny Wallace, Horizon: Where’s My Robot? BBC 2008
86,951. The promise of a useful robot is still regularly made. ibid.
97,597. In 2013 a Russian internet millionaire funded a conference in New York with an extraordinary aim – to see if a system could be created that would allow him to live for ever. (Old Age & Robot & Machine) Horizon: The Immortalist, BBC 2016
97,598. Is it so crazy to think we could live for ever in machines? (Old Age & Robot & Machine) ibid.
120,734. Artificial intelligence: what is it? How does it work? What can it do? (Computer & Robot & Artificial Intelligence) Horizon: A Horizon Guide to Artificial Intelligence, BBC 2018
120,735. It wasn’t so long ago we thought artificially intelligent robots would take over the world. (Computer & Robot & Artificial Intelligence) ibid.
120,736. It was beginning to dawn on the scientist of the 70s exactly what computers could be capable of. (Computer & Robot & Artificial Intelligence) ibid.
120,737. Scientists and engineers began to re-evaluate intelligence to understand what thinking really was and to program truly intelligent machines. (Computer & Robot & Artificial Intelligence) ibid.
86,952. It was our ability to walk on two legs ... that put humans on top of the food chain. (Robot & Artificial Intelligence) Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman: Are Robots the Future of Human Evolution?
86,953. Will they evolve complex brains like ours? (Robot & Artificial Intelligence) ibid.
86,954. What is consciousness? (Robot & Artificial Intelligence) ibid.
86,955. Will our descendants be biological or mechanical? (Robot & Artificial Intelligence) ibid.