"The Life and Times of Multivac"

Title"The Life and Times of Multivac"
Year for Search1975
AuthorsAsimov, Isaac (1920-92)
Secondary TitleThe New York Times Magazine
Pagination12, 51, 56, 58, 70
Date PublishedJanuary 5, 1975
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Flawed utopia in which everyone lives well but all important decisions are made by a large computer, which, for example, decides who can have children and when. Also, people are only allowed to do unimportant work and that only with permission.

Author Note

The author (1920-92) was born in Russia, brought to the U. S. age three, and became a U. S. citizen in 1928. His name was anglicized from Isaak Iudich Azimov

Full Text

1975 Asimov, Isaac (1920-92). “The Life and Times of Multivac.” The New York Times Magazine (January 5, 1975): 12, 51, 56, 58, 70.

Flawed utopia in which everyone lives well but all important decisions are made by a large computer, which, for example, decides who can have children and when. Also, people are only allowed to do unimportant work and that only with permission. The author was born in Russia, brought to the U. S. age three, and became a U. S. citizen in 1928. His name was anglicized from Isaak Iudich Azimov