Apr 212013
Sony Was Awesome at Robots; Not So Much With Reality

In 2006, to refocus and save cash, Sony canceled two of the most advanced robotics projects in history. Then we got 46 new VAIO models and an updated PSP that 4 people bought and they lost billions anyway. BRING BACK QRIO & AIBO!

Jan 262013
Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

Today’s Dispatch: The goofiest anti-facial recognition tech out there that’s “required,” if you’re in a spy agency or superbly paranoid, and an update on the trials and tribulations of the 787 Dreamliner’s Japanese-made batteries. That’s it, yo – slow J-news day.