automatons

This Neat Lego Automaton Can Draw Portraits

This Neat Lego Automaton Can Draw Portraits

This is Legonardo, an automaton capable of drawing portraits. It doesn’t have the complex clockwork used by automatons of old, like its Swiss counterpart made by Pierre Jacquet-Droz and Henri Maillardet in the 18th century, but it’s pretty neat anyway.

Watch This Autonomous Mecha Fish Navigate A Kiddie Pool

Watch This Autonomous Mecha Fish Navigate A Kiddie Pool

Our brothers-in-arms over at Gizmodo Poland have stumbled upon something magical. Witness Mecha Fish, so named by me because it is a fearsome beast that navigates kiddie pools and cannot be tamed thanks to a kind of rudimentary Bluetooth echolocation.