240-Year-Old Automaton Is The Oldest Robot In The World

An automaton is a self-acting robot which behaves in a repetitive or predetermined fashion.¬†Pierre Jaquet-Droz, a famous Swiss watchmaker, created three automatons in his life. One of these, which he created in the 1770’s, is know simply as The Writer. The almost 240-year-old automaton, which looks simply like a doll holding a quill and sitting … Continue reading 240-Year-Old Automaton Is The Oldest Robot In The World