Obama Bows To The Future, ASIMO

TOKYO — The voice was slightly halting, childlike. “Welcome to Miraikan, Mr. President, it is a pleasure to meet you.” President Barack Obama bowed, looking delighted. “Asimo” stands for Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility. His greeter, after all, was a 55-inch-tall, give… Read More ›

Canon Hires Robots

My first Chinese factory visit was an eye opener.  I naively imagined that the entire plant would be automated, but instead almost every operation was done by hand. I realized at that moment that the natural evolution of modern economies,… Read More ›