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240 Year Old 6,000-Part Automaton

Hits: 4096 | Rating: (3.6) | Category: Misc. | Added by: ElectricEye
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Draculya
Male, 40-49, Asia
 13600 Posts
Thursday, November 07, 2013 8:42:14 PM
Homeostasis?

thelonious
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 3251 Posts
Thursday, November 07, 2013 7:59:24 PM
does not compute

drawman61
Male, 50-59, Europe
 6743 Posts
Thursday, November 07, 2013 3:32:35 PM
McG- lmao, why? Your comment amused me.

Wayoldman
Male, 50-59, Midwest US
 71 Posts
Thursday, November 07, 2013 1:26:54 PM
Data and Lore's ancestor. LOL

McGovern1981
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 14004 Posts
Thursday, November 07, 2013 12:41:38 PM
I could tell this guy was British with the sound off......

MrPeabody
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 1795 Posts
Thursday, November 07, 2013 11:39:00 AM
There was one clock maker with a lot of time on his hands.

broizfam
Male, 50-59, Eastern US
 4307 Posts
Thursday, November 07, 2013 10:43:54 AM
As per Jake and drawman amazing and incredible. Not a computer, though, since no actual computation is being done. More accurately, I think, is that it's magnificently artistic printer.

Jake_Justus
Male, 50-59, Eastern US
 5768 Posts
Thursday, November 07, 2013 9:39:24 AM

A consummate craftsman thinks aesthetically as well as practically. In addition to the automaton's writing skills, there is natural head and eye movement, making it seem like more than a machine. Amazing.

drawman61
Male, 50-59, Europe
 6743 Posts
Thursday, November 07, 2013 8:46:23 AM
Incredible. In many ways there is more work gone into this than a modern computer.

ElectricEye
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 539 Posts
Thursday, November 07, 2013 8:32:14 AM
Link: 240 Year Old 6,000-Part Automaton [Rate Link] - Programmable 6,000-Part Drawing Boy Automata is Arguably the First Computer


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