Artificial Beings

Some articles on artificial beings, being:

Artificial Intelligence - History
... Thinking machines and artificial beings appear in Greek myths, such as Talos of Crete, the bronze robot of Hephaestus, and Pygmalion's Galatea ... It was also widely believed that artificial beings had been created by Jābir ibn Hayyān, Judah Loew and Paracelsus ... By the 19th and 20th centuries, artificial beings had become a common feature in fiction, as in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein or Karel Čapek's R.U.R ...
The Theory Of Artificial Intelligence - History
... Thinking machines and artificial beings appear in Greek myths, such as Talos of Crete, the bronze robot of Hephaestus, and Pygmalion's Galatea ... It was also widely believed that artificial beings had been created by Jābir ibn Hayyān, Judah Loew and Paracelsus ... By the 19th and 20th centuries, artificial beings had become a common feature in fiction, as in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein or Karel Čapek's R.U.R ...
Immortality In Fiction - Science Fiction
... least a few minutes to come back after being thrown from the roof of a tall building, while it took him the better part of a day to recuperate after he was killed via a bomb in his stomach (Although the fact that ... when he was brought back to life after being shot ... all patients classified as 'Category One' under the new medical rules- being fatally injured to the point where the Miracle was the only reason they hadn't died yet- being given a brief ...

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