In Nagoya, Japan a restaurant has opened that uses robots instead of humans as chefs. Customers watch the robot arms prepare food and even do tricks. I'm not sure if I'm impressed or scared or both. Should we be saying, “Domo Arigato Mr. Roboto” or “Welcome to the Matrix.” Resistance is futile so go ahead and checkout the video as it is pretty cool to see these robot chefs … [Read more...] about Domo Arigato Mr Roboto
In “techie” circles Net Neutrality is a hot topic. It’s as hot as pointed ears at a Star Trek convention. Basically, Net Neutrality is a movement to preserve the open and equal nature of the Internet that we have come to know and love. Just Google “Net Neutrality” for a smorgasbord of info. But do it while you can because if some big telecoms have their way, in the very … [Read more...] about Net Neutrality is A Big Opportunity for Big Business
Why do we get so mad at people talking on their cell while driving? Yet we always chuckle at all those women (and perhaps men) who put on their makeup while behind the wheel. And remember all the fear about cell phones causing you to explode if you use it while filling your gas tank. Click on fear for more info. Don’t be afraid. Actually, it is just a link to Eddie … [Read more...] about Have no Fear, Hands Free is Here!
In response to my July 12, 2008 post "Let's Get ready to Roomba" it's official - Life is cheaper, at least acording to the United Stated government. See the following: $900,000 taken off in what critics say is way to weaken pollution rules I think Stephen Colbert sums it up best: … [Read more...] about Life is Cheaper
A friend got a Roomba (http://www.irobot.com/) as a wedding present. The Roomba is a robot vacuum cleaner. When she first got it out of the box I thought it was a bathroom scale and I thought, “What an awful wedding gift!” But soon it was roaming around the room vacuuming up the dirt. I could not stop singing the Styx song “Mr. Roboto.” And once you start sing … [Read more...] about Let’s Get Ready to Roomba.