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  • 'Wall-E' illustrates perfect love in an imperfect world
    'Wall-E' illustrates perfect love in an imperfect world
    In a post-apocalyptic future where Earth has long since been forsaken by humanity, a unique and powerful love story is sparked between a pair of robots named Wall-E and EVE when a chance encounter causes their paths to collide and sends them on a...
  • Robot Maid
    Innovative robotics advances in 2015
    The development of robotics has come a long way since people manually turned on their televisions to watch, “The Jetsons.” While there might not be a robotic maid in every home this year, there are promising robotics advances being...
  • iHuman by SVFoum
    New machines are coming in the next decades - are they smarter than us?
    The rise of machine intelligence is here and alive. This is no longer science fiction. According to Jeff Hawkins, machine learning is not a threat to people. Hawkins was the founder of Palm Computing and Handspring. He has been working on...
  • Big Hero 6
    Animation domination: Movie review of ‘Big Hero Six’
    The Disney empire was built on animation and they continue to dominate the market place with Big Hero Six, their 54th animated feature and another 3D computer-animated film without the Pixar moniker – although Disney own Pixar thus insuring...
  • IronKill: Robot Fighting Game
    iOS game review: 'IronKill: Robot Fighting Game'
    Fighting games on iOS devices can be risky business for developers.Adding a directional pad and a bunch of on-screen buttons can take up a lot of space and clog up the interface, but making the fighting mechanism too simple can make a game...
  • Newest Innovations In Consumer Technology On Display At 2014 International CES
    CES 2015 a showcase for Robotics and the future
    CES 2015 announced in their press release yesterday that the Robotics Marketplace has increased 25 percent in size for 2015 compared to CES 2014. The CES 2015 will be held January 6-9 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Convention Center.The Robotics...
  • Interview with picture book JUNKYARD author/illustrator Mike Austin
    Interview with picture book JUNKYARD author/illustrator Mike Austin
    Mike Austin is an award-winning illustrator and author. Originally from Pennsylvania, Mike now lives in Hawaii with his wife, illustrator Jing Jing Tsong, their two kids and a dog named Prudence.For what age audience do you write?I write and...
  • Doug Unplugs on the Farm by Dan Yaccarino
    'Doug Unplugs on the Farm' by Dan Yaccarino: Picture book about real learning
    "Doug Unplugs on the Farm" by Dan Yaccarino sends a message we all approve of: sometimes you just have to turn off the TV and the computer and learn by doing something in real life.Doug, a robot, and his robot parents are going to visit...
  • Xom-B
    Book review: "Xom-B" by Jeremy Robinson (2014)
    “Xom-B” is one of Jeremy Robinson’s best novels to date. It takes a simplified approach to science fiction by being relatively plain spoken but incredibly deep by diving into the ramification and potential of humanity. It isn...
  • Fast food workers protest for a 'living wage'
    Coming soon, fast food joints staffed by robots
    According to a Saturday post at Legal Insurrection, demands by fast food workers to have their salaries boosted to as much as $15/hour is having the unhappy but predictable consequence of companies starting to replace them with robots. A McDonalds...
  •  Transformers Cybertron: The Complete Series
    'Transformers Cybertron: The Complete Series' DVD Review
    A Black Hole has formed and threatens the universe and especially Cybertron the home world of the Autobots. Optimus Prime and the surviving Autobots have relocated to a human planet called Earth. The Autobots have kept their presence hidden but...
  • Artificial Intelligence and the impact on future employment
    Artificial Intelligence and the impact on future employment
    It is astonishing to know that government dependency has reached epidemic levels in this country. According to Amazon.com ten thousand robots will handle customer orders by the end of the year. University of Oxford researchers estimated that there...
  • Before and after; raw data conversion to original articles
    Enter the robot writers: AI will replace human journalists this month
    Geeksided.com reported on Monday that robots will begin writing news stories for the Associated Press (AP), the most prevalent of the US News Services, starting in July. This sounds like something right out of science fiction but the news is...
  • 'Transformers 4:  Age of Extinction' official poster
    The wait is over for the new and improved ‘Tranformers: Age of Extinction’
    In his fourth turn as director in the ‘Transformers’ franchise, Michael Bay delivers ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ with a bang to theaters this weekend. This time out there are changes in casting as Mark Wahlberg takes...
  • Neurotic robots fall apart when asked to act human.
    Neurotic robots fall apart when asked to act human
    Why do robots "fall apart" when asked to act human in the sense of walking, talking, recognizing familiar objects? You may wish to check out a June 8, 2014 article, "Soon, robots to behave as humans?" The answer is because they...