The Automata Blog
November 19, 2010 9:30 AM   Subscribe

The Automata Blog is packed full of interesting images, videos and information about all kinds of amazing automata, cool machines, mechanical music, orchestrions and kinetic sculptures. This month's focus is the history of vintage Japanese tin toy robots and the toy robot paintings by Steven Skollar.
posted by nickyskye (6 comments total) 22 users marked this as a favorite

posted by brundlefly at 9:34 AM on November 19, 2010










Great find, Nicky, thanks for sharing.
posted by littleredspiders at 10:55 AM on November 19, 2010 [1 favorite]

House on the rock in Wisconsin has lots of automata.
posted by Antidisestablishmentarianist at 11:18 AM on November 19, 2010

Yeah, if you ever get a chance to visit House on the Rock, do not pass it up. It's one of the coolest places on Earth.

(Also, I think I know what my girlfriend's son is getting for Christmas.)
posted by brundlefly at 11:41 AM on November 19, 2010

Yay! Thanks for another great post, nickyskye.
posted by various at 1:16 PM on November 19, 2010

I LOVE this stuff...
posted by a humble nudibranch at 4:27 PM on November 20, 2010

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