Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

There Are Robots in Japan (Again)

Thanks to @jsonego for this link from the Washington Times about the Giant Torayan Robot in Osaka City Hall Japan.

The mechanical sculpture, created by Osaka native artist Kenji Yanobe, has been set at the lobby to promote Aqua Metropolis Osaka 2009, an upcoming event that stimulates people to reconsider a waterfront life style in Japan's second biggest city...

Why not in Sydney?

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Giant Robot Spiders

Thanks again to Tom for this link!

This year is the 150th anniversary of the Port of Yokohama. It is a pretty important event since it represents the opening of Japan to the world after many centuries of closeness during the Edo period. The Port of Yokohama was one of the first five ports of Japan that opened their traffic to international commerce in 1859.

One of the first events of the 150th anniversary celebration was the arrival of two giant spiders from France created by the french group La Machine. The spiders have been walking around Yokohama during the last three days, it has been spectacular, these are some of my shots:

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Monday, August 3, 2009

Robot Cupcakes

I love my job sometimes. Having to spend hours at a time looking through websites to create media plans for clients - I often come across the most wonderfully random blog posts. Like this amazing post on The Toy Zone. 20 Tasty Cupcake Recipes.

I thought that the Hamburgers were gret - but how excited was I when I cam across the Robot Cupcakes!?

A robot that can keep a beat

Thanks to @damokeeffe for feeding my Robot hunger with this very cool post from the Amnesia Blog.