20.Aug.2010 SF Halloween 2009
Believe it or not I set a personal record running a half marathon the next morning (unfortunately I was not in costume)
Dr. Barry, a former astronaut and “Survivor” contestant with an M.D. and a Ph. D., has put his ideas into action. He has a robot at home that can take a pizza from the delivery person, pay for it and carry it into the kitchen. “You have the robot say, ‘Take the 20 and leave [...]
07.Jun.2010 Video – Optimus Prime and the Evolution of Dance
19.Mar.2010 “I’m here” by Spike Jonze
Sponsored by Absolut Vodka, “I’m here” is a short movie about…uh…robot hipster love. Great soundtrack (to be expected from Spike) and a few good laughs and touching parts. I thought the film was a pretty endearing retelling of the classic robot-boy meets robot-girl (plus a bit of tragedy). Give it a watch (it’s about 25 [...]
16.Feb.2010 I’ll be saving my pennies all year for this
06.Feb.2010 More than meets the eye
My awesome wife found this: Pretty certain it’s from http://botropolis.com/.
01.Dec.2009 Thriller bot
You might ask “why?” Why not?
NYTimes published a recent article that all but predicts the end of days, as brought by the metal/plastic hands of robots. Nice. The researchers…generally discounted the possibility of highly centralized superintelligences and the idea that intelligence might spring spontaneously from the Internet. But they agreed that robots that can kill autonomously are either already here [...]
10.Jul.2009 I am a robot
Get Your Cyborg Name
08.Jul.2009 Nixing the daily commute
I work from home, so commuting is not that difficult for me. I usually only make one stop (the bathroom) on my long commute from bed to desk. It’s a tough life sure. But I’ve been working on ways to shorten the commute (it’s all about desk location). On another note, not having any commute [...]