Posts Tagged ‘ robots ’

Nihon on the Net – 12/7/08

Dec 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Nihon on the Net

If you are planning a trip to Tokyo for the holidays take note:  Tsukuji Fish Market will ban spectators at the morning auctions from December 15th to January 17th. Oscar winning animator, Hayao Miyazaki, of “Ponyo On the Cliff by the Sea” fame, spoke at a rare press conference in Tokyo at the Foreign Correspondent’s […]

Ancient Japanese Art Forms & Modern Technology

Oct 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Articles, History & Culture

From the Karakuri doll to an eco-friendly robot that improves the efficiency of today’s assembly lines and factories and from the Makyoh or "Magic Mirror" that protected Christians from persecution to a machine that ensures the quality of today’s silicon chips.  These are just two examples of modern technology based on ancient art forms perfected […]