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
 

                                                 the writer

 

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