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Shaking Hands with EcceRobot

Seminal Sci-fi author William Gibson retweeted the link to the following video and the comments of @twiliteminotaur: “Creepy-cool in that old Gigerian sense of cyberpunk. Terminator’s in the anatomical details.” Fellow fan and skeptic of all things robotic, Lisa Smith, wondered why they’d go to such lengths to make the robot so human-like in function […]

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Mars Phoenix Lander Farewell

I knew someone had to put together a video of clips from the Mars Phoenix short life… I’m not one to anthropomorphize my own computers or gadgets but when I got my first “tweet” from the lander I was touched in a way that went past scientific curiosity: parachute is open!!!!! 7:50 PM May 25th […]

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