Your Very Own Live 3D Virtual Girlfriend?

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She’s not imaginary—she’s just not real.

Robots: Now They’re Learning? Oh Crap!

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In “oh god oh god, we’re all gonna die” news, Japanese researchers are teaching robots how to learn and think. Wait, what?

Got Spellcheck? Romney App Misspells America

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Jamie Reidy comments on his own spelling woes following the Romney App’s “Amercia” blunder.

Chef Serves His Own Genitals For Dinner

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Buzzfeed warned me not to look at the photos…

But I did.

News: @HannibalTabu Brings Komplicated Tech & Culture News to Sunday Morning Live [@sundaymlive]

The popular web radio show enjoys the Komplicated style of madness with tech tidbits & culture commentary.

Computers: Japanese Scientists Increase Wi-Fi Speed By A Factor of 20

Hold on to both sides of your keyboard, because it’s about to get freakin’ real for your connection!

Anime: What Happens When Pokemon Meets Gundam?

Is it two great tastes that taste great together, or an unholy union of the most uncommon kind?

The Riddle of Steel

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“A blade could be hardened, tempered, and refined by being broken down repeatedly in order to be built back up stronger each time; how much more so, a man.”

Anime: Life Sized Robotech Veritech Unveiled In Tokyo

This is some whole new stuff here … wow. Well played, Japan. Well played …

Technology: The Silence – Japanese Invent Speech Killing Gun [@CijiTheGeek]

You talk too much. You never shut up.

A Funny Thing Happened on The Way to The Tsunami…

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Jamie Reidy recalls being on Hawaii last year when the tsunami hit.

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In Parisian Cafes I, lonely count of Transylvania, Approached you with the passion of Mars, Drooping with silence under a black cape, Wishing to address your neck, which cannot be defended. I (awkward, frail Frankenstein) fumbled for your face In my wrecked mind in wrecked invisible evenings. You taught me about nihilism when you retreated, […]

Gaming: Sony’s New Handheld Console Has Some Technical Challenges [#pspvita]

The Japanese release of Sony’s new flagship portable device seems to have run into some digital icebergs …

Movies: The Case for Another Godzilla Reboot

If this is what we’ll see, we might get back on board for the latest reboot …

Guestpost #68: Josef Addleman – Ten things I've learned from teaching English as a foreign language

Bio: For the past five years, Josef Addleman has been a Toronto-based improviser, musician, and teacher. Before that, he spent two years living in rural Japan. As a day job, he teaches an accent-reduction course to classes of mostly Japanese and Korean students. He improvises with Impatient Theatre Company and Opening Night Theatre, and performs […]

Robots: Now They’re Learning? Oh Crap!

In Japan they’re teaching robots how to think and learn. Why? Maybe apocalypse isn’t coming fast enough, who knows?