Tagged: japan

Pythagora Switch – Algorithm March

It’s Tuesday, I’m at work, it’s the end of my lunch hour, my stomach is full, I am fighting off sleep and I have been idling on YouTube (again). ^_^ What have I been watching you ask? Take and look and see ^O^. I don’t...

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Wakamaru – Humanoid Robot for Hire

Get your artificial receptionist/valet while supplies last. Japanese manufacturer Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has announced that its humanoid communication robot Wakamaru is now available for rent. Wakamaru is a sophisticated robot with vision, auditory and touch sensors. The rental project is aimed at businesses, hospitals and...

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Temporary Nintendo Museum

If you don’t know now you know, I am a Nintendo Fanatic. I am a big fan but not only of their games but of the entire company itself, it’s transformation over the years, it’s ability to bounce back when everyone had written it off...

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Shimizu Mega City, proposed Tokyo Bay Pyramid

I first got news of this proposed structure way back in 2004. When I first watched the Discovery Channel program detailing the plans for this project I was very skeptical and thought at the time that nothing as massive as this could be build in...

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One Love Jamaica Festival 2007

If you don’t already know, reggae is the string that binds us to the hearts, minds and ears of many Japanese. Artists such as Bob Marley, Buju Banton, TOK, Elephant Man and more recently Voicemail is well known by many Japanese Nationals. Check out the...

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Tamanoi Vinegar Robot

Yes oh yes, another post about robots/androids/machines following in the vein of my posts about the people lifter, Gundam 1.0, Robot Menagerie, temporary worker robot, I present to you the strangest and ironically one of the coolest looking robots yet, whats it’s purpose you ask?...

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Media Immersion Pods – Social Escape Hatch

Of course I would want to experienced being in one of these “pods”, surrounded by technology, music and manga, isn’t that what heaven is like? Media Immersion Pods – described as “drug dens for internet addicts” – are the latest craze occupying Japan’s urban young....

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Japan, China relationship getting better

I rarely will ever blog about politics, war, international disputes, crimes and such topics, but I think I will blog about the improving relationship between Japan and China. Not many people here in the west, especially in the Caribbean know about many the differences issues...

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Japan Drafts Guidelines For Robot Use!

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has drafted a 60-page set of proposals for managing the development of robots. It is called the Draft Guidelines to Secure the Safe Performance of Next Generation Robots. The document will require robots to report any injuries they...

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