The Mechanical Mice by Maurice A.  Hugi:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Fantastic short story about a terrifying device constructed from a design stolen from the future. This remarkable story anticipates important elements of Bradbury's stories, as well as the mindlessly malevolent autonomous machines of Philip K. Dick's early stories like Autofac. Unfortunately, it can only be found in various out-of-print collections. Select an invention:

Golden Shuttles (Mechanical Mice) - tiny robots

Psychophone

Robot Mother - self-reproducing automaton

 

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