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How did humans interact with early computers without screens or sensors?

I understand that only either nonelectromechanical computing devices or electromechanical computing devices were ever developed by humans. I also understand that the first electronic general purpose ...
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Would anyone have made a mechanical, or electronic camera for their computer or robot? [duplicate]

Would anyone have made a mechanical, or electronic camera for their computer or robot ? Parameters Of The Question As a home-project [ Although, any example of a mechanical-tv-camera or mechanical-...
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How was the prototype-robot for the Atari 2600 kept in the same position as the robot on screen?

QUESTION How was the prototype-robot for the Atari 2600 kept in the same position as the robot on screen? A photo and some details here : https://www.retrothing.com/2008/12/atari-2600-cont.html ...
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Can you tell me more about this robot?

A robot I can't find information on. CORRECTION - The article and or advertisement was in 1986 ( not 1985 ) . I noticed an article and or advertisement in 1986, in the main city-wide newspaper ('...
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What was the first intelligent digital robot? [closed]

Robots have a long history from the (not so) simple mechanical creations of antiquity up to today's fully autonomous models. The earliest ones could only carry out scripted actions, modern ones adapt ...