All the troubles of the world is a science fiction short story written by Isaac Asimov. This story was first published in 1958 and it is about an intelligent machine with great responsibilities, called Multivac.
“Multivac was the greatest machine in the world” begins this brilliant story, introducing to us in this way to a great computer which has the daily job of working with facts. It deals with every person’s facts of the entire world.
In a context in which crime has been eradicated, Multivac predicts a case of murder. People who work inside the machine are certainly worried and start an investigation which ends up in a shocking discovery. After arresting Joe Manners, and later on his son, Ben, it is discovered that Multivac is tired and was it that started a plan to die. Surprisingly, this extraordinary machine has developed human sensitivity and it is exhausted of dealing with every single trouble of the world.
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