Daily Archives: November 12, 2013

Mechanical Marvels – ‘The Writer’ Automaton

  Documentary presented by Professor Simon Schaffer which charts the amazing and untold story of automata – extraordinary clockwork machines designed hundreds of years ago to mimic and recreate life. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0229pbp     Jaquet-Droz automata                                                          … Continue reading

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