The Fox

I am hoping that in a post within the next few days I’ll be able to announce what a wonderful computer I’ve built. (Is that Eddie Floyd’s voice I hear.) In the meantime, I will post a photo I took in the Musée des Arts et Métiers, a place I’d been wanting to see ever since I read Foucault’s Pendulum. I finally got there last December when they had an exhibit about robots. Here is Albert Ducrocq‘s le Renard.

A photograph of an early robot, le renard, french for fox. A dome shaped fur cover has been moved slightly aside to reveal the electronic parts inside.

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