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May 12, 2019

Recommendation: Don’t wait for small robots to fetch this novella, get it yourself and immerse yourself in a very different version of Sherlock

The Tea Master and the Detective by Aliette de Bodard is a Hugo and Nebula nominee for best novella. It’s a thoughtful, deligh...

May 6, 2019

Recommendation: Don’t wait for small robots to fetch this novella, get it yourself and immerse yourself in a very different version of Sherlock

The Tea Master and the Detective by Aliette de Bodard is a Hugo and Nebula nominee for best novella. It’s a thoughtful, deligh...

April 11, 2019

A slightly incoherent novel in the vein of Allan Quartermain (the original pre League of Extraordinary Gentlemen) discovering an eternal goddess, only She rules over metal creatures, there is lots of technobabble, and it is set in the Middle East not Africa. But The Me...

August 3, 2018

Recommendation: Pull a Jack Black in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and release your inner girly-girl: Watch the movie and then go fly some drones and imagine what it would be like to program a drone that had arms.

This overlooked 1987 movie was co-written by Brad Bird...

June 30, 2018

Robots: Humanoids, service bots

What it gets right about robots: Distributed robotics, pervasiveness (and limitations) of specialized robots

Recommended watching: Put this under-rated movie for your stay-cation date night and prepare to snuggle!

My guess is that you that...

June 18, 2018

Robots: Legged service robots

What it gets right about robotics: Distributed multi-robot coordination and control

Recommended watching:  Silent Running is a must see for any robotics aficionado. The whole family can watch but little ones (and non-scifi fans) will likely...

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