When I acted up, Granpa threatened to get the robot down from the top of the closet. I was terrifed of it!

vintage robot toysAttack of the Vintage Toy Robots Justin Pinchot on Japan s Coolest

Decades of research and speculative fiction have led to today's computerized assistants such as Apple's Siri.<br />

Artificial Intelligence: Friendly or Frightening?

Since the 1960s, humans have invaded our neighboring planet Mars with swarms of spacecraft. Only about half of the attempts have been successful. (Infographic)

Occupy Mars: History of Robotic Red Planet Missions (Infographic) --- Since the humans have invaded our neighboring planet Mars with swarms of spacecraft. Only about half of the attempts have been successful.

Technically, not all of these are robots — the Daleks are organic aliens with mechanical exoskeletal shells (like Iron Man!), for example — but still a pretty cool chart.

Infographic: The Illustrated Timeline of Robots

The Illustrated Timeline of Robots Infographic is one of the best Infographics created in the Entertainment, Technology category. Check out The Illustrated Timeline of Robots now!

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.

Hank Green gives a brief history of robots and their place in human society in the latest episode of SciShow. Green talks about the first commercial robots, robots that are already in people's home.

Occupy Mars: History of Robotic Red Planet Missions (Infographic)

Occupy Mars: History of Robotic Red Planet Missions (Infographic)

Forex Trade Robots https://plus.google.com/u/0/112262951423262588479/about

The Story of Money #infographic

Leonardo da Vinci’s Columbina from “Da Vinci’s Demons” (image: Da Vinci’s Demons)  Read more: http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/design/2013/05/a-brief-history-of-robot-birds/#ixzz2UkZW8EbE Follow us: @Smithsonian Magazine on Twitter

A Brief History of Robot Birds

Television series “Da Vinci’s Demons,” the artist creates a highly elaborate mechanical dove.

Bubo the robotic owl from the 1981 film Clash of the Titans

A Brief History of Robot Birds

Bubo the robotic owl from the 1981 film Clash of the Titans (image .

A History of Robots That Includes Early Examples Like an 18th-Century Mechanical Pooping Duck

A History of Robots That Includes Very Early Examples Like an 18th-Century Mechanical Pooping Duck

The evolving IT landscape

Alcohol Inks on Yupo

Chatbots turn 50 this year, and to celebrate, we've curated some of the most notable ones across history. Special shoutout to SmarterChild.

HISTORY OF ROBOTS IN THE VICTORIAN ERA  http://timetunnel.bigredhair.com/robots/index.html

The Steam Man was created in 1868 by famed inventor John Brainerd. As the world's first robot, its significance cannot be overestimated.

Artificial Intelligence Timeline. A history of artificial intelligence part 3 - Modern Contemporary Recent Artificial Intelligence 1997 - 2016

A history of artificial intelligence part 3 - Modern Contemporary Recent Artificial Intelligence 1997 - 2016

A fun visual history of robots through time, "creepy vs. cuddly" to "intelligent vs. "unintelligent," are all robots equally useful or practical? Should they be? -Isabel

A Brief Visual History of Robots in a Matrix of Creepiness & Intelligence

A Brief Visual History of Robots in a Matrix of Creepiness & Intelligence (Michelle Legro, assoc editor of Lapham's Quarterly)

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