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Fun Link Friday: Disaster-Response Robots

For some not-so-giant Japanese robots, check out Schaft Inc.’s winner of the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) Trials 2013. (Schaft is a Japanese company recently purchased by Google). For a short overview, check out ABC’s coverage, and for a closer look … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Google Street View of Gunkanjima

Just a quickie FLF today, folks! You may remember a fun link from last year brought to us by Nyssa on photography of abandoned sites in Japan (haikyo), a prominent subject of which was Gunkanjima 軍艦島, or “battleship island.” This island … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Losing Time to Books Ngram Viewer

Google Labs introduced a new feature a little while back called the Books Ngram Viewer, which has a lot of interesting potential for a variety of uses (including just plain for fun!). Since I’m no expert in statistics, it’s mostly … Continue reading

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