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Capek

Karel . 1890--1938, Czech dramatist and novelist; author of R.U.R. (1921), which introduced the word "robot", and (with his brother Josef) The Insect Play (1921).
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In fact, it was Capek, in collaboration with his older brother, artist Josef Capek, who introduced the word "robot" not only to the English language but apparently the world.
Extremely popular productions like the Star Trek and the Star Wars have influenced the imagination of millions by introducing characters like android Data, very much like a Capek robot.
In The Road to Wigan Pier, he cites Capek approvingly as a critic of mechanical progress for its own sake.
Missing from photo: Lisa Hilson, director; Robert Tovar, director and Edward Capek, director.
This was the artist and writer Josef Capek, brother of the more famous writer Karel, whose Cubist-influenced paintings were on sumptuous display in the gallery of the Municipal House, that gorgeous art nouveau structure lovingly restored in the decade since 1989.
The first four decades of the last century, when many German-speaking citizens, Jewish or Christian, lived in the Czech lands, Prague appears in Mest'an's essays as a kind of "European literary laboratory, from which, with some delay, the glory of Kafka, Franz Werfel, but also of Frantisek Langer, Karel Capek and Jaroslav Hasek was spread into the world.
The empress added that she enjoys the writings of Czech novelist Karel Capek, and said each country's art and culture is beautiful in its own way, and this individuality adds to their beauty.
NAV903) OUTLOOK FOR HEALTHCARE SERVICES: HOWARD CAPEK - UBS WARBURG.
The word robot, by the way, was coined in 1920 by playwright Karel Capek from the Czech word "robota" meaning forced labor or drudgery.
LIBEREC - Hauzr, Capek, Michalik, Lexa, Stajner, Liuni, Jun, Johana, Janu, Neumann, Pilny.
Petr Johana and Pavel Capek will remain a rugged obstacle to Fowler and Heskey, but they enjoyed plenty of good fortune at Anfield and may not be so lucky second time around.