Sep 302016


Japan Robot Week is the occasionally quirkier, certainly more intimate, biennial alternate to iREX, its gigantic big brother. The focus is on Japanese firms’ service, assistive, and social robotics offerings; to the point: it’s a big-ass building filled with badass robots.

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Jun 072016

iREX by iPHONE.Anthrobotic.plate

In December of 2015, hundreds of the world’s most advanced robots crowded the massive Tokyo Big Sight Convention Center for the biennial iREX International Robot Exhibition. You might be surprised how well an iPhone 6s Plus does with that.

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Mar 192016


There are million different angles to discuss here, but by far the most interesting idea is a gradual, mutual, acquisitional merger – the pending-yet-not-far-off arrival of homeostasis between biological and mechanical life.

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Jan 152016


December 2015’s 21st iREX International Robot Exhibition was a gigantic success. Record number of presenters. Record space required. Record attendance. We got photos.

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Dec 202015


Star Wars IV, V, and VI planted profound psychological seeds into many born in the mid-70s to early 80s. Props are due.

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