|Name of Model: Difference Engine|
|Created by: Andrew Carol|
|Found at: http://acarol.woz.org/|
This is probably cheating - is it really robotic if there are no sensors involved? This is a gem that made headlines a few years ago and still gets discussed online quite a bit. I am always fascinated by mechanical computing trickery, because they offer a lot of possibilities for expanding the capability of the handful of motors most of us can afford. There is an extensive write-up for this model available at the link above, and that should fill you in on what a difference engine is if you are not familiar with the concept.
|This is Monday's model of the day|
Friday, July 13, 2007
Posted by Dan at 8:26 PM