Farrah Bostic digs robotsWell, close enough. I like things that REMIND me of robots, including robots themselves, which are an obvious reminder. Robotic things, homages to robots, references to robots - those all work. But I also like rockets. And ray-guns. (Also, the sound the doors on the Enterprise make when they open and shut. Touch-screens. Video phones. My iPad.) Basically, the stuff that symbolizes what we used to think the future would look like. Some of it's here already, and I think that's pretty cool. Ok, that's enough.
Monthly Archives: July 2008
Courtesy of Scientific American: a robot dragonfly that flies for 3 minutes at about 5m/second and carries an onboard camera. someday soon it will be able to hover like a hummingbird and fly backwards. in the movies, robotic insects that … Continue reading
i’m a bit jetlagged. i’m in mexico city today, and just arrived from shanghai last night. i’m doing a really mediocre job of listening to an english translation of a spanish conversation, with the spanish conversation at full volume in … Continue reading
I was catching up with my Daily Show episodes on iTunes last night and noticed this image…
I live in Brooklyn. Carroll Gardens. Previously known simply as South Brooklyn. A neighborhood known for longshoremen, Italians, bakeries, soppresatta, lawn chairs and funeral homes. Or at least, known to me for these qualities. Actually, the neighborhood is known for … Continue reading
Sorry, have not been blogging responsibly. I was in Miami for a few days for a conference. Some interesting topics, some terrific speakers. Some real duds, as all conferences have, of course. Maybe the thing that stood out most to … Continue reading
a few robots from natasha these robots seem a bit lost. don’t you worry – they’ll figure out where to go, as long as they don’t make that left turn at albuquerque. oh, but these robots are celebrating a very … Continue reading