A robot gets a job fighting crime. Around 8000 words or a 40 minute read.
Robot officer brings justice to police department. About a half hour read.
Robot love transcends all bounds. about 7000 words or 35 minute read.
A comedic high fantasy adventure through the eyes of a cleaning robot. About 4.7 thousand words or a 24 minute read.
My YaCy search bots turned up this story from Apex Magazine as a top linked one, seems Apex really likes it. While it doesn’t really teach any new concepts — the robot host body is a tentacled version of Wall-E. It is a fun ride, I have to admit.
It is by Susan Bigelow
Can read it on Apex Magazine:
A secretary bot escapes from her master and joins a movement to emancipate her kindred. A free novelette of around eleven and a half thousand words, about an hour long read. Continue reading
This is a short story involving a robot janitor who wishes to become a Christian, written by Mike Resnick. About 12 thousand words, or an hour long read at a leisurely pace.
Indestructible fugitive robot liberates his kindred.
About 10 thousand words or a 50 minute read.