They stopped being machines. You see, they realize their superiority and they hate us. They hate everything human.
Karel Capek, R.U.R. (1920)
The first robots in history were artificial creatures in a play written in Czech and performed in Prague on January 25, 1921.
Some say that the playwright, Karel Capek, in his three-act play R.U.R. wanted to portray the traumatic aspects of modernity, when techological progress was beginning to produce...