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I, Robot - Chapter 9, The Evitable Conflict Summary & Analysis

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Stephen Byerley rose to become World Coordinator, leader of the five districts the world had divided itself into. One day Byerley called Dr. Calvin to his office to ask her about a problem he had begun to worry about. Each of the five districts have their own supercomputer, like Brain, that advises and helps run the district. In each of the five districts, something has gone wrong, causing it to appear that the computer made a mistake. Byerley had investigated and come to the conclusion that the people involved, all of them members of an organization of anti-robotics, fed the machines faulty information to make them appear to be making mistakes. Based on this, Byerley wanted to outlaw such organizations. Dr. Calvin, however, thinks that the machines made these choices on purpose in order to move these people out of positions of power to prevent...

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