Why don’t we have robots taking care of our every need by now? A little history of the field of robotics might help you understand how hard it is to get machines to perform tasks, and how far we’ve come in just a few decades.
Since the 1960s, humans have invaded our neighboring planet Mars with swarms of spacecraft. Only about half of the attempts have been successful. (Infographic)
A brief history of robots - one of Asimov’s most enduring legacies is his creation of the Three Laws of Robotics—not to mention his host of attendant robot-related literature
The Smoking Spaceman was made in Japan in 1962 for U.S. toy maker Marx.
A Brief Visual History of Robots in a Matrix of Creepiness & Intelligence *article*
Occupy Mars: History of Robotic Red Planet Missions (Infographic)
Fusion presents a supercut of the history of robots in film from 1921's The Mechanical Man through the 2014 film Interstellar with many film favorites between the two.
A Brief Literary History of Robots
A History of Robots That Includes Early Examples Like an 18th-Century Mechanical Pooping Duck
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