Tag Archives: robotics

Fun Link Friday: Robotic Fish

Although I’m quite late to the game on this one, on Twitter I stumbled across video of robotic fish developed in Japan and promptly ended up down a rabbit hole searching for video after video of these adorable and bizarre … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Weird Hotel

No, that’s not just my judgment. Apparently a new hotel has opened in Nagasaki, the “変なホテル,” or “Weird Hotel,” which boasts being staffed almost entirely by robots! Ever wondered what it would be like to be checked into your hotel … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Yaskawa Bushido Project

Samurai and robots, man versus machine. Some of popular culture’s favorite themes come together in this week’s fun link, featured on Spoon & Tamago. MOTOMAN-MH24, more of a giant robotic arm than a robotic man, was given the task of analyzing … Continue reading

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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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