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This painter invented the word robot?!

March 23, On this Day Robot roots On March 23, 1945, Czech painter, writer, and poet Josef Čapek met his end at the horrendous Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. He was the Czech artist who invented the word “robot”, which was introduced into literature via a science fiction novel by his brother, Karel Čapek. A painter of...