All the bots you would expect are on here: Optimus Prime, Astroboy, and The Iron Giant. They even have some you might not recall offhand, like those spider things from Runaway. Also there’s some you’re damn glad they remembered: like Gort.
But the reason I love this is because any article that, while discussing the Tin Woodsman from Wizard of Oz, has the line “While technically a cyborg, the heartless lumberjack of Oz did wrestle with a common existential dilemma faced by robots: the desire to feel.” Did you feel the inner geek in you rise up? Of course you did. Wizard of Oz and cybernetics together in a single sentence. Genius.
Found via Engadget.