jan 11, 1956 - Robby the Robot
Robby the Robot appears in MGM’s 1956 science fiction movie Forbidden Planet. In the film, Robby was the creation of Dr. Mobius and was built to specifications found in an alien computer system. Robby's duties included assisting the human crew while following Isaac Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics (1941). The movie was a cult hit, in part because of Robby's humorous personality and Robby the Robot toys became huge sellers.
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02 -Innovations in computer science