Episode 37: One Hundred Years of Cyberitude


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David and Perry discuss the centenary of the coining of the word ‘robot’, the winner of the 2020 Arthur C. Clarke Award, and take the Hugo Time Machine whizzing back to the year 1964.

  • R. U. R. by Karel Čapek (03:44)
  • Arthur C. Clarke Award (03:09)
  • Hugo Time Machine (1964) (01:17:03)
    • Glory Road by Robert Heinlein (02:59)
    • Witch World by Andre Norton (06:35)
    • Dune World by Frank Herbert (11:25)
    • Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut (08:09)
    • Way Station by Clifford Simak (12:11)
    • Voting results – Novels 1964 (02:06)
    • Other possible novel nominees for 1964 (01:17)
    • 1964 Short Fiction (00:24)
    • Code Three by Rick Raphael (03:43)
    • Savage Pellucidar by Edgar Rice Burroughs (04:40)
    • A Rose for Ecclesiastes by Roger Zelazny (07:49)
    • No Truce With Kings by Poul Anderson (05:26)
    • Voting results – Short Fiction 1964 (01:28)
    • Other possible short fiction nominees 1964 (01:43)
    • Internet Archive, Internet SF Database, SF Award Database (02:29)
    • Other Hugo Awards in 1964 (02:23)
  • Wind-up (01:08)

Photo of toy robot by Suzy Hazelwood from Pexels

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