Monthly Archives: August 2009

going my way?

oh i must get a trip back to london towards the end of the year, because there will be battery powered robot-chauffered pods to take me from terminal to terminal. Advertisements

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david bowie, man

several years i saw bits of the documentary Cracked Actor discussing how bowie writes (wrote) his lyrics.  it is, i suppose, a form of linguistic decoupage.  apparently burroughs used it ‘first.’  for a time i think he was even claiming … Continue reading

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i remember my first beer

this, via blastedsamoflange: http://www.pacificstandardbrooklyn.com/robot.html adorable – combining the charm of old-timey silent film with the charm of old-timey robots and the charm of drinking to yield more charm. huzzah!

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meanwhile, in home furnishings

cagney sent me this: i basically said, that’s adorable. now produce a child, and i’ll get it for him. or her. whichever. to be honest, i spent a few minutes entertaining the notion of turning my Interiors inspired grisaille office … Continue reading

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this is so hot

some take this as proof that our robot overlords will commit us to slavery very soon. i say, science is fun! (thanks to eddy hodgson for the tip)

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battlebots, iron chef edition

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Things I Didn’t Know About Robots

This picture is of robotic birds that tweet when you, well, tweet. Programmed to correlate with user names or hashtags, they fly up and down when a post by them or referencing them appears. The projected tree branch backdrop also … Continue reading

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