Standing on the shoulders of giant robots

Nov 17, 2016 I bet you'd call this guy a robot, though. From the Iron Giant wiki.

By Mike Pablo Today we have computers and technology all around us. While humanoid robotic helpers are still off in the future, I could define a robot as a machine that people can program or control to do useful tasks. In this sense, robots, already exist in useful forms, such as household appliances and cars. […]