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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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the only surviving human, an old man named Alquist (who sounds a lot like Joseph Weizenbaum), is yielding to despair when he meets a pair of very sophisticated robots, one male and one female, who restore his hope by manifesting a number of traits that for the playwright Capek mark "the divine significance" of humanity.
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.
This sometimes gave him a deceptively jaunty, Chaplinesque look; actually, the cane was a symbol of the cross that Capek had to bear most of his life, the painful spinal disease that made walking difficult, prevented him from turning his head and had a crippling effect on his personal life" [40,41].
Capek used to package the ghost chili during normal business hours, but after his co-workers fled the warehouse in coughing fits, he opted for a once-weekly, after-hours ritual.
La obra teatral de Capek esta marcada por las miserias de la Primera Guerra Mundial, y se caracteriza por la ironia, el sentido del humor y la critica social--sobre todo en relacion al progreso tecnologico y el desarrollo politico-.
Andreas Jiiggi brings to the odd character of Hauk-Sendorf all of the strangeness and absurdity of Capek s time-warped fable.
Cual de todos los sentidos que evoca la raiz rob- tendria en mente Josef Capek al proponer la palabra robot, y Karel al emplearla en R.
Ken Capek, RRT, CHT, MPA is Director of Respiratory Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at Englewood Medical Center in Englewood, NJ.
Among them were Czech painter and writer Josef Capek and Amsterdam diarist Anne Frank.
Capek, senior director at BNY Mellon identifies how Mellon's Wealth management services help wealthy individuals, families, and businesses with net worth in excess of $10 million reach their overall financial goals and offers estate planning services and family office services to individuals with a net worth in excess of $25 million.
Czech dramatist Karel Capek created the word robot in his 1920 play R.