Jul 252013
In Memoriam, Kanako Miura (Japanese Version - 日本語のバージョン) 追悼: 人型ロボット開発の世界的パイオニア・三浦郁奈子さんがボストン市内で交通事故のため死亡


Jun 072013
Japanese Robot Stories: Honda and NHK for the Early June Win!

Japan’s NHK has developed a subtly robotic virtual reality interface (that actually virtualizes the non-real), and Honda has released 100 of it’s subtly robotic assistive devices into Japanese medical institutions; Subtle robotics moves, exciting robotics potential.

May 092013
Honda's Got Robots, Sekisui's Got Houses, and the Japanese Government has Cash

When a giant Japanese company that makes robots starts collaborating with a giant Japanese company that makes houses at the same time the Japanese government begins funding public robotics, awesomeness seems likely to follow.

Nov 102011
ASIMO: Awesome Android or SuperTech Puppet?

If ASIMO doesn’t keep improving, becoming more adaptive and autonomous, I see many late nights with a little white robot waking from a terrible nightmare screaming: “Help, Help! PETMAN is coming to get me!