Last night I discovered that Someday, a wonderful short story by Isaac Asimov, is PUBLIC DOMAIN.
Someday set in a future in which everyone is illiterate (Asimov has another story, The Fun They Had, that has a similar premise). It talks about audio vs. video, robotics, artificial intelligence, creativity, empathy, and it has a terrific twist ending.
I think you’ll treasure it as much as I have over the years.
And here’s an audiobook version:
Part 1 of 3:
Part 2 of 3:
Part 3 of 3:
Posted by Jesse Willis
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