Aeronautics and Robotics idea is a very popular and current issues futuristic technology. It is interesting to look, how people that lived more than hundred years ago imagined the times we now live in. There is a compiled collection of postcards created by French artists in the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century on the subject of the Millennium.
Many things depicted on them seem to be funny, but some ideas became a reality.
The concept of creating machines that can operate autonomously dates back to classical times, but research into the functionality and potential uses of robots did not grow substantially until the 20th century. Throughout history, it has been frequently assumed that robots will one day be able to mimic human behavior and manage tasks in a human-like fashion.