The Man In The High Castle - "People are always personally accountable for their behavior. If they kill, they are accountable. However, what I'm saying is that if the killing can be shown to be a product of the influence of a powerful situation within a powerful system, then it's as if they are experiencing diminished capacity and have lost their free will or their full reasoning capacity."
Second Variety - "As you approach, the robots turn their heads in your direction, their eyes light up, come too close and the robot suddenly growls. The closer you get, the more aggressive its behaviour."
The Penultimate Truth - "Since 2004, a series of robotic security guards have been roaming the perimeter of the Hawthorne Army Depot in Nevada..."
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep ? - "Eventually, they hope that the robot will be able to perform basic tasks like stacking wooden blocks, and be able name objects and actions so that it can speak basic phrases like "robot puts stick on cube" or "I want more life, father." "
The Simulacra - "AIBO also has the added advantage of, erm, cleanliness, and is easier for senior citizens to take care of, so it looks like Sparky is pretty much out of a job." [ Everyone loves the Papoola... ]
The World Jones Made - "I was like, why?...He says it's related to gangs."