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The Jaquet-Droz automata – wonders of technology; early programmable machines

This is rather interesting stuff I learned about through a colleague.

Here’s the Youtube video link he shared:

http://www.chonday.com/Videos/the-writer-automaton

, and here is some information from the web site of Neuchatel, the city in Swiss where these masterpieces can be seen in action:

http://en.neuchatelville.ch/profils/residents.asp/1-11-160-21345-10001-1001-1-1-2-1/2-0-1345-10001-1000-2-0/

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