Friday, September 11, 2009

Brian C Baer's "The Robot Whisperer" (flash fiction, robot debugging, free)

While the story itself is ordinary, it's noticeable for nostalgia value - feels like some of the Asimov's robot debugging stories.

Story summary.

A technician (Asimov would have called him robot psychologist) talks a robot out of depression.

Fact sheet.

First published: 365tomorrows, 31 December 2008.
Rating: B.
Download full text from publisher's site. [via Best Science Fiction Stories]