What is a Mentat? The Human Super-computers of ‘Dune’

Thufir Hawat

Most science fiction of the 1950s and 60s contain a few standard ingredients: starships, advanced computers, interstellar travel and intelligent robots. One of the most popular examples of this was Isaac Asimov’s novel ‘I, Robot’ which was published as a compellation of short stories in 1950. It contains intriguing and downright disturbing of stories of … Read more