Monthly Archives: August 2009

Your robot overload shows you his new hand.

A few blogs are passing around videos of the Ishikawa Komuro Lab’s high-speed robot hand performing impressive acts of dexterity and skillful manipulation.  However, the video being passed around is slight on details.  Meanwhile, their video presentation at ICRA 2009 … Continue reading

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This article can help you.

If you’re like most homeowners, you’re afraid that many repairs around your home are too difficult to tackle. So, when your furnace explodes, you call in a so-called professional to fix it. The “professional” arrives in a truck with lettering … Continue reading

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Next day…

I’ve been working between my new ideapad and the Thinkpad tablet… both are pretty good machines.  I have been skeptical of both as I’ve really enjoyed my Macbook Pro.  And I must say for some reason I don’t like Microsoft … Continue reading

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writing this from my Lenore $20 Tablet!

Well so much for my first attempt at entering text with the pen-on-the-screen schenaegans of the Lenovo Thinkpad X200 Tablet.  Then again, I’ve only been using the thing for about 10 minutes and I have to say I’m pretty impressed.  I … Continue reading

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Who knew suing the customer wasn’t worth it after all?

“Since music sales peaked in 1999, the value of those sales, after adjusting for inflation, has dropped by more than half. At that rate, the industry could be decimated before Madonna’s 60th birthday. … 13- to 17-year-olds acquired 19 percent … Continue reading

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