The writing automaton

2007-01-17 Thread mIEKAL aND
(check out the videos of the doll in action, still works after all these years) from fogonazos: The writing automaton In the eighteenth century, 200 years before little ASIMO started to walk or to climb stairs, the great Jaquet-Droz built an automaton which could scrawl any sentence

Re: The writing automaton

2007-01-17 Thread D^Vid D^Vizio
/99 i must have come across cogito in Foucault's Pendulum... both Printed and Scribed (in reverse) the single word cogito... AND what she said is fucking awesome! I so think this little bit of info you steered about the writing automaton (FOR ME, at very least) may even top my remembering