Some articles on humanoid, robot:
1206 Al-Jazari described a band made up of humanoid automata which, according to Charles B ... during each musical selection." Al-Jazari also created hand washing automata with automatic humanoid servants, and an elephant clock incorporating an automatic humanoid mahout striking. 1495 Leonardo da Vinci designs a humanoid automaton that looks like an armored knight, known as Leonardo's robot ...
Famous quotes containing the words robot and/or biped:
“The person who designed a robot that could act and think as well as your four-year-old would deserve a Nobel Prize. But there is no public recognition for bringing up several truly human beings.”
—C. John Sommerville (20th century)
“Quadruped lions are said to be savage, only when they are hungry; biped lions are rarely sulky longer than when their appetite for distinction remains unappeased.”
—Charles Dickens (18121870)