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Steve Austin is a Heroic Cyborg, as he uses his assets (!) for the good of humanity.
Robots have always been helpful, cheery tools to lessen mankind's burden... when nobody worried about how humanity was going to PAY for technology. SURPRISE! Robots aren't inexpensive, and their labor has value, so economics forced some humans to see robots as a competitor on an ever-larger scale. As displaced human manual labor has no other viable source of wage earning, and things get more tense.
Automated service-sector functions, with their glitches, do nothing to endear computers and robots to humanity., so it is very easy to make robots and computers unfeeling villains.
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Here he is in Doctor Who season 1 Episode 12, "Bad Wolf":
And here he is in his personal tumblr account, allegedly...
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"...For example, in Mexico, notes Hesch, a source containing cobalt was transferred from a scrap yard and was smelted. This contaminated the steel mills and the products they produced. Radioactive rebar was built into patio furniture that was shipped to the United States and distributed in 40 states. Rebar was also imbedded at construction sites..."
From an article in Recycling Today, 7 August 2001