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derived, it is declared that the tones pro- duced by Maelzel’s automaton were even |fuller and richer than those got out of a | trumpet by human lungs and lips ; because a man’s breath imparts to the inside ... It muddled the water with its beak, drank, and quacked to the life— From men and ducks Vaucanson descended to insects. ...
There is also support for communication with a command line embedded inside the GUItar. ... Vaucanson-G, Access date:1.12.2015. URL: http://igm. univ-mlv.fr/~lombardy/Vaucanson-G/. 10 Sylvain Lombardy, Yann Régis-Gianas, and Jacques Sakarovitch. Introducing Vaucanson. Theor. Comput. ...doi:10.4230/oasics.slate.2016.15 dblp:conf/slate/FerreiraMR16 fatcat:m4jfsnzdeng7vcf3tzrvqf3ope
Digital Work in the Planetary Market
After his death, the secret was uncovered: there was no innovative chemical technology inside the duck; rather, there ... Inside was a human chess master who used magnets and levers to operate the Mechanical Turk; he simply hid behind the fake machinery when Kempelen opened the cabinet. ... Kempelen and Vaucanson would fit very well into Silicon Valley today. ...doi:10.7551/mitpress/13835.003.0018 fatcat:az4zehz2ijfyvi5mbdyo27pzai
Saint Nicholas; A Magazine for Boys and Girls
He studied all that was on record about the works of Jacques de Vaucanson — who had made a mechanical figure that played the trumpet, another that beat a tambourine, and a wonderful moving duck; and he ... While the inside of the Turk’s body was examined the officer was stowed in the box below; and he climbed up into the Turk when the box was inspected. ...
My historical and philosophical discussions focus on five famous Frenchmen (Michele de Montaigne, René Descartes, Salomon de Caus, Julien offray de la Mettrie, and Jacques Vaucanson) and one famous american ... Vaucanson set out to create what he called a moving anatomy -anatomie mouvante. ... Vaucanson became quite rich as a result of exhibiting the duck and his other automata. ...doi:10.5354/0719-0581.2009.17119 fatcat:2zhfj5rcizgkbljzjxmhi3ahnu
. © A Celebrated Faker In the eighteenth century one Jacques de Vaucanson constructed two human figures that played respectively on the flute and the tambourine. ... There was obviously no room inside the figure for a full-sized man. ...
De Solla Price's subject is simulation and, by extension, containment: information stored inside automata that themselves spawn computerisations. ... Turning the duck into a "'Design' of quite a different order," Vaucanson clearly is a borderline character, whose "Ingenuity," "Attention to Detail" and "Fineness, passing some Critickal Value, enable'd ...doi:10.7766/orbit.v1.2.23 fatcat:xjfsqqzudbasdiksndxkvu5isi
Decidedly, Vaucanson was not only my master in mechanism, but I must bow before his genius for juggling." 8 Vaucanson had employed as much magic as machine in this automaton. ... INTRODUCTION In 1739, Jacques de Vaucanson, the French inventor already known for his extraordinary clockwork androids, debuted a new automaton. ...doi:10.21900/j.median.v16i1.227 fatcat:vswnkhyoevbhtpu6se4gkw4rz4
New York Magazine; Or Literary Repository
M. de Kempett makes no difficulty of shewing the inside of the machine, especially when he " finds ... M. de Kempett, excited, by the accounts he received of the extra- ordinary performances of the cele- brated M. de Vaucanson, and of some other men of genius in France and England, at, first aimed at’ no ...
:is country its circulation is not surpassed by fill the other mechanical papers combined. or:rFor terms see inside. ... It was the very machine made b y Vaucanson, and constructed by him in 1738, and which was then seen by all Paris. ...doi:10.1038/scientificamerican05061848-264f fatcat:mhro5mpwnfcmjbag3jffqpl5py
Spirit of the Times
From men and ducks Vaucanson de- scended to insects. ... account is derived, it is declared that the tones produced by Maelzel’s automaton were even fuller and richer than these got out of a trumpet by human lungs and lips; because a man’s breath imparts to the inside ...
History & Technology
Among the automata makers of his time, Vaucanson was unrivaled. ... Vaucanson didn't invent this opportunistically porous way of talking about automation and machinic self-action; at least not single-handedly. It was a collective enterprise. ... From inside that confined space, and so many others like it, we can easily forget that the clockwork at the heart of automata was not sui generis. ...doi:10.1080/07341512.2020.1757972 fatcat:5q3imyxer5hxrpvtssdtsrw57e
All the Year Round
He devised the means of copying, on the inside of a hollow block of wood, all the irregularities of the model, so as to produce a concave reflex of a convex object. ... We know that _ Vaucanson, the famous French mechani- cian, could imitate almost anything by means of automatic arrangements of wheels, axles, springs, ratchets,tubes, levers, screws, membranes, elastic ...
Les différentes gammes sont produites selon des principes que Vaucanson expose. ... Mais une partie de la théorie de La Mettrie s’appuie sur les œuvres de Vaucanson. ...doi:10.4000/sillagescritiques.2808 fatcat:vfpkrwq5dzfn7dfurrc2n5i2lu
She is seated on a bench, and inside the bench is a pinned-cylinder mechanism -a product of the Jacquet-Droz family's expertise in clockwork -that causes her to move. ... Could he have judged this automated technology to be a curiosity, in the same way that Diderot viewed the automata of Vaucanson? ...doi:10.1080/02690403.2017.1286115 fatcat:zcpegqiyznfqppkwmmp3dhyjem
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