Mar 302013
BREAKING NEWS: Releases Technosnark Virus into Mainstream Media

The technology dork in charge at has infected yet another online news source: Japan Today’s beautifully made INSIGHT MAGAZINE. If you’ve got an iPad, subscribe! If you don’t have an iPad, get an iPad – then subscribe!

Mar 222013
Robots for Japan: talk with them, move with them, live with them... All in time.

Japan’s going to be running out of people, and apparently a lot of the kids these days just don’t wanna, you know, do it. So, naturally – robots, yo.

Mar 152013
An Upside to Fukushima: Japan’s Robot Renaissance

This piece is not a memorial, but hopefully a brief insight into how a terrible natural disaster has invigorated Japan’s robotics industry and brought to light a problem affecting all industrialized societies.

May 292012
Manifesting Star Trek, Part-1 (THE GOOD): 700mph Needleless Drug Injections!

There’s an obvious relationship between the consumption of sci-fi and technological inspiration, i.e., the inspiration of fi often leads to some really awesome sci. But there’s also a dark side, and it can throw a memetic monkeywrench into an entire paradigm…

Feb 172012
Japanese Technology from the Future Friday! (NEW SECTION AT ANTHROBOTIC.COM)

A: “There is a man who lives in Japan, in the future, and the J-Tech is strong with him.” B: “What? Seriously? How can that possibly work?!” A: “Japan IS in the future – it’s already tomorrow there already.” B: “Oh. My. God.”

Jan 102012
The Disabled Wage War Against the Wheelchair and Begin Test-Piloting Transhumanism

Disabled pioneers are living examples of how technology is blurring the lines between what is considered practical, necessary augmentation and what, someday soon, might be just a nice alternative to flesh – a voluntary upgrade.

Jan 072012
ROM for Right & Wrong: Teaching Humans Vs. Coding Machines

It might be a good idea to encourage non-biological intelligences (NBIs) to be, as we are, only vaguely moral. A self-aware & morally pure machine might not be so kind to human nature. Just saying.