May 242013
Japanese Robot Fiction: Inspiring Pacific Rim, Looking Cool, Existing in Vast Quantities, Etc.

Anthrobotic’s Technosnark©®™ team leader, now locked into deep, dorky romance with Akihabara News, attempts to show why Pacific Rim owes huge props to giant Japanese robots, and then after that just writes a long squishy love letter to J-robots of all sizes.

Apr 282013
Matt Denton (MANTIS) and Kogoro Kurata (KURATAS) are Robotics Rockstars

Weak: Science coverage in large-scale media outlets; Strong: Calling them on it; Better: Celebrating pure science for science’s sake exemplified by the awesomeness that is the recently unveiled six-legged MANTIS robot, vis-a-viś last year’s KURATAS robot mech.

May 232012
Robot Treasure Discovered Online:  an Interview with the Creator of

Went looking for one robot, found research on hundreds. Anthrobotic interviews the creator of, the best online robotics & cybernetics archive you’ve never heard of until just now you did. Read it!