Creepy 18th Century Robot Comes Back To Life

Creepy 18th Century Robot Comes Back To Life


Apparently, Droz had made other automatons, but only three survived. Others could draw or play the piano, but it’s this ‘Writer’ that gives me the heebie jeebies. It’s a mechanical boy controlled by a “complex clockwork mechanism” complete with head and eyes that move when it writes. Just look at the thing, I almost expect it to start stabbing people. [YouTube via TechCrunch]