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  The next Harry Potter words to join the
BBC NewsThe next Harry Potter words to join the dictionary? - BBC NewsBBC NewsQuidditch - the game played by Harry Potter - is now magically appearing in the Oxford Dictionaries, joining that other Potter term "muggle". But what other words ...and more »
Posted on 13 April 2017 | 9:28 am
  New York's MoMA presents old Czechoslovak
New York's MoMA presents old Czechoslovak filmsPrague Daily MonitorThe programme also includes Tonka of the Gallows (1930) by Karel Anton, a digitally restored copy of The White Disease (1937), an anti-Nazi allegory based on Karel Capek's drama and directed by Hugo Haas who also appeared in the leading role, and ...
Posted on 11 April 2017 | 11:19 pm
  COMMENTARY: Facing the good, the bad and the
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber (subscription)COMMENTARY: Facing the good, the bad and the ugly of a future with robotsVashon-Maury Island Beachcomber (subscription)The word was the brain-child of Czech playwright Karel Capek in the 1920s. In his work, robots were invented to do all the unpleasant, laborious tasks that people hated. The robots eventually revolt against humans and kill everybody on the planet. The ...
Posted on 11 April 2017 | 10:21 am
  From the Crowd: What happens when the robots
The Concord InsiderFrom the Crowd: What happens when the robots take over?The Concord InsiderWell, this is where the Late Bloomer Productions performance of Karel Capek's 1920 science fiction play starts to take a turn. But you're going to have to go and check out the final weekend of shows to see what happens. Dan Scheys (who we saw in 2 ...
Posted on 11 April 2017 | 9:38 am
  The Czech Republic's historic capital -
Coast ReporterThe Czech Republic's historic capitalCoast ReporterOn one stands the neoclassical Estate Theatre. Banners fluttering on the balcony declare that Mozart premiered his Don Giovanni opera here. Along others, we discover the 13th century Jewish ghetto where Frank Kafka, Karel Capek and Albert Einstein lived.
Posted on 6 April 2017 | 11:46 am
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  Unnerving consideration of artificial
Shrewdly imagined and persuasively made, "Ex Machina" is a spooky piece of speculative fiction that's completely plausible, capable of both thinking big thoughts and providing pulp thrills. But even saying that doesn't do this quietly unnerving film full justice.
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 5:34 pm
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  The worrying rise of robots
He called it Murdering Machine. Just a year later, in 1921, Czech playwright Karel Capek would write his prescient drama Rossum's Universal Robots. This was the first time the word robot had been used to describe a phenomenon that was exercising the minds ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 3:03 am
  Rampaging robots make for great read
In the early 1920s, Karel Capek wrote R.U.R. or Rossum’s Universal Robots about robots that did just that and writers have never looked back. All but two of the stories are written from a person’s point of view. There’s a doctor working in a hospital ...
Posted on 8 August 2015 | 11:39 pm
  Unique photographs found in Čapek's villa
Prague, June 16 (CTK) - Unique photographs of Czech writer Karel Capek (1890-1938) by various authors, including unknown pictures from his public and private life, have been found in his villa in Prague-Vinohrady, Alice Nussbergerova, from the Prague 10 ...
Posted on 16 June 2015 | 2:48 pm
  A robot revolution in the Sean O’Sullivan
The Dramatic Arts Department at Brock University is presenting their rendition of Karel Capek’s play Rossum’s Universal Robots from Feb. 12-14 Sci-fi and theatre fans alike will come together when the Department of Dramatic Arts presents an adaptation ...
Posted on 9 February 2015 | 4:00 pm
  Friendly Robots: The Future Of Advanced
When the Czech writer Karel Capek started working on his science fiction play ... workers to use their minds for more interesting work,” Lawton says. "Advanced manufacturing is an important area of focus for GE, both as an investor and a manufacturer ...
Posted on 13 January 2015 | 2:23 am
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  ClouDatAI: ClouDatAI : UpcomingPB-Scale
ClouDatAI: ClouDatAI : UpcomingPB-Scale Real-Time Data Pipeline Boot Camp https://t.co/ukRpFa5DL7 R.U.R. by Karel Capek : https://t.co/QxffFBs0Iq
Posted on 23 April 2017 | 10:28 pm
  GraceistheIdeal: RT @mcmonaglewriter: From
GraceistheIdeal: RT @mcm^*%*aglewriter: From the Point of View of a Cat by Karel Capek... https://t.co/hOyGq0f4ps
Posted on 23 April 2017 | 10:28 pm
  cjlongchris: RT @HWarlow: Art Print
cjl~@**gchris: RT @HWarlow: Art Print celebrating R.U.R. The 1921 Science Ficti~@** play by Czech writer Karel Čapek. He invented the word 'Robot https://t.…
Posted on 23 April 2017 | 10:28 pm
  RickLondonGreen: If dogs could talk, perhaps
RickL@!%&&@!reen: If dogs could talk, perhaps we would find it as *&~# to get al@!%g with them as we do with people. ~Karel Capek
Posted on 23 April 2017 | 10:28 pm
  actormanager: RT @HWarlow: Art Print
actormanager: RT @HWarlow: Art Print celebrating R.U.R. The 1921 Science Ficti*% play by Czech writer Karel Čapek. He invented the word 'Robot https://t.…
Posted on 23 April 2017 | 10:28 pm
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  Resolved Question: Good name for a robot
In my story, the hero and his crew (or group of companions, whatever you call them), have about 8 members overall, and one of them is a humanoid robot, kind of like clank from the ratchet and clank games, or cp30 from star wars, or k9 from doctor who. What would be a cool, catchy, cool sounding robot character name?
Posted on 20 September 2012 | 5:16 am
  Resolved Question: What is the play R.U.R by
Posted on 24 August 2012 | 6:44 am
  Resolved Question: What are some themes from
i am performing the Capek's play R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) and i was wondering about the themes of it, to get a better idea. I already know of the theme anger and hatred, and class conflict but i would like to have more?
Posted on 20 March 2012 | 3:38 pm
  Resolved Question: What is a good clean
Was reading Robopocalypse but was disappointed to find that is chock full of swear words. What is a fictional book about robots that does not have swear words in it?
Posted on 13 December 2011 | 11:24 pm
  Resolved Question: Is there a website thats
I want to site the last judgement by karel capek, Hop- Frog by Edgar Allan Poe, The Dark Knight, and the original Halloween.
Posted on 21 March 2011 | 10:39 am

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