Trivia / Isaac Asimov

  • Defictionalization: U.S. Robotics, a maker of dialup modems, derived its name from Asimov's U.S. Robots & Mechanical Men.
  • He Also Did: Everything. Asimov wrote for every category of book you can name, short of cookbooks.
  • Missing Episode: The first story Asimov submitted for publication, Cosmic Corkscrew, no longer existed in any form by the time his other early work was reprinted.
  • Trope Maker: Asimov was the first to coin the term "robotics".