Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

@BYTES1GHz Tech Brief: Nerds Are Super Lazy, Still Need To Get Places

Written by @BYTES1GHz on . Posted in Gift Guide, NY Press Exclusive, Seniors, Technology

hondacub It’s hard to believe there was once a world before The Segway. Back when the only time humans could both stand around and move simultaneously was on an escalator. Now—in no way overestimating the market for such devices—the Robomancers over at Honda have invented something called the UNI-CUB Personal Mobility Device. With promotional language like “For Individuals. For [&hellip
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What A Video Game Says About a Culture: Review of Binary

Written by City Arts on . Posted in Arts & Film

BinaryDomain2 By Steve Haske Criminally overlooked in retail despite its unique qualities, Binary is in many ways similar to Blade Runner: in the future, cybernetic technology is so advanced that it becomes possible to create robots that are indistinguishable from humans. After a U.S. attack by a so-called “hollow child,” an international spec-ops team is sent to [&hellip
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An American Ballhawk Goes to Tokyo

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, News West Side Spirit

By Robin Kilmer Most people go to sporting goods stores when they need baseballs. Zack Hample goes to Major League baseball games; the renowned ballhawk has collected 5,852 of them in his lifetime. Hample, a longtime Upper West Sider, has discussed his collection on numerous talk shows, including The Rosie O’Donnell Show and The Tonight [&hellip
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