Boldly Goes Where No Human Has Gone Before…

It started out as a 6 month mission, now after 3 years of driving across the desolate Mars landscape the rover Opportunity has reached the massive Endeavour crater. I suggest everyone checkout the latest photos of the rover missions at Nasa.com. While the Obama administration no longer feels we (humans) … Read More

i.am FIRST: Science is Rock & Roll

QUESTION:  If kids hate science and math, and love art and music how do you inspire a generation to embrace robotics? ANSWER: Hold a Robot competition with the the Black Eyed Peas. This Sunday to celebrate the 20th Annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Championship ABC Television … Read More

Westworld: The Original Cowboy Robot…

The reviews are in “Cowboys & Aliens” is a hit, having all the ingredients for success – movie stars, gunslingers, and robots.   This formula was first created in 1973 with the release of Westworld starring Yul Brynner . Westworld plays on humans’ appetite for debauchery, as it introduces us to … Read More

Happy Meals To Include Robots

 Yesterday, it happened.  McDonald’s blinked and added apples to their kid-friendly drug-inspired meals (a.k.a. “The Happy Meal”).  While fast food is still legal, it is against every law to kill oneself.   Kids easily get addicted to the sweet flavor of sugar/salt spiced fries with burgers nicely packaged in a gift  … Read More