Short fiction is the "garage band" of science fiction, claims Tor Books editor Patrick Nielsen Hayden, so it's time to step on that fuzzbox and thrash as hard as you can without knocking over your mom's weed-trimmer.
The Good Doctor, Isaac Asimov. This man.. I <3 him for his precise, lovely short stories. For being the first to popularize robots (and future tech in general, not as a thing to fear, but as one of our greatest tools)