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

The NFL is back, and so is Cleatus the Robot!

Well the good news is that they have finally reached an agreement in Washington D.C. I am not referring to the immature debate about the debt, but the NFL players/owners announcement today.  Football is back and so is Cleatus the Robot… A bit of history, the Robot we see every week … Read More

World Cup Update: USA Beats Japan!

The crowd yells, “U-S-A… U-S-A”, but it is not Abby Wambach on the field playing Japan, its Abby Wam-BOT!  This past week in Istanbul, we saw a glimpse of the future of robotic soccer.  The world’s most popular sport is experiencing the greatest advancement since its founding in 1004 BCE in Japan.   RoboCup is a worldwide research … Read More

Watch Out Obama, Bot for President!

Yesterday, Obama hosted an online Twitter Town Hall Meeting that was as exciting as watching grass grow. The big issue in Washington is the Debt Ceiling and our ability to spend without paying back our creditors. This is compounded by the stagnant ecconomy and lackluster job growth. If a Robot … Read More

Robots to Replace Space Shuttle Astronauts

I still remember marveling at the Space Shuttle being transported on a Boeing 747 in February 1977, it is with great sadness that I write of its demise today. Yes, after a 30 year run, the Obama administration is shutting down the Space Shuttle program this Friday.  The countdown has … Read More