Creator says life like robot puts people “at ease”

April 25, 2007 at 11:10 pm | Posted in robots | Leave a comment
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If “at ease” means finding the nearest exit. Seriously, this college prof created this robot to serve as his substitute teacher, wired so that he deliver his classes from home via his robot twin.

Am I jealous? Yep – I want one.

Children’s Art from WWII

April 25, 2007 at 8:03 am | Posted in history | Leave a comment

2007_kidww2art.jpgA treasure trove of art was discovered in Richmond this week.  Over 4000 paintings created by children enrolled in the Kaiser Shipyards daycare and preschools were found recently.  Some were reunited with their creators some 60 years later.

Read the Chronicle article here. 

Fifty of these works are on display at the Museum of Children’s Art in Oakland.

Truly a remarkable time capsule.

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