|Dumb Waiter (1952) [Novelette]|
by Walter M. Miller, Jr.
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The citizens of a completely mechanized city have abandoned it in the face of war. Having been programmed to adapt to changes, the central computer is unaware that the city has been abandoned. After a three-year absence, one man returns believing he can reclaim it.
First published in Astounding, April 1952.
Original title: Dumb Waiter
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Technology→ Computers, Automation, Artificial Intelligence
Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Planets & Societies→ Future Earths
This work is a subwork of the following works :
Cities of Wonder (1966) [Anthology]
Authors: E. M. Forster
, Robert A. Heinlein
, Brian W. Aldiss
, Walter M. Miller, Jr.
, James Blish
, Henry Kuttner
, Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore
, Damon Knight
, Cyril M. Kornbluth
, J. G. Ballard
, Don A. Stuart
, John W. Campbell
, Robert Abernathy
, Stephen Vincent Benét