Detective Del Spooner: Human beings have dreams. Even dogs have dreams, but not you, you are just a machine. An imitation of life. Can a robot write a symphony? Can a robot turn a… canvas into a beautiful masterpiece?
Sonny: Can you?
A wonderful quote from the film I Robot. As those who have been reading this blog for a while know well, I’ve a ‘soft spot’ for Robots, particularly the vintage tin variety. I stumbled on a wonderful index showing hundreds of designs and worth a browse for those who prefer their robots to look less formidable than our tennis playing friend above. There’s also this online catalogue from Jesters.