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2015: The Year of a Robot Wedding…and a Robot Duel?

On June 27, 2015, a historic event took place: Yukirin and Frois got married. Not a huge deal, on the face of it, I know. But there’s one tiny detail that makes this wedding more peculiar than others. Yukirin and Frois are robots. The bride, Yukirin, is a robotic version of ... ⇒ 11:07 am

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The Ghostly Voice of Joseph Faber’s Euphonia

Behold, Joseph Faber’s Euphonia. This curious amalgamation of various mechanical parts was exhibited in December 1845 at the Music Fund Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Using a keyboard and foot pedals, Faber demonstrated his strange invention to private audiences, and what they witnessed was something genuinely ahead of its time: a ... ⇒ 3:19 pm