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We Are Back to the Future!

We Are Back to the Future!

It was the summer before my senior year in high school. Ronald Reagan was president, Charles DeVaney was mayor and Handsome Harley Drew was still at WBBQ. The airwaves were filled with the sounds of Duran Duran, Van Halen and Bryan Adams. The early summer movies included The Goonies, Brewster’s Millions and sequels of Rambo […]

#ROBOTLIVESMATTER

#ROBOTLIVESMATTER

It’s been a bad couple of months for robots. A few weeks ago we talked to hitchBot about his ill-fated adventures to the United States. If you missed the interview, hitchBot is a pioneer of hitchhiking robots. His story rose to prominence after successful hitchhikes across Canada and Europe. Unfortunately, while attempting to hitchhike across […]

Granddaddy Knows All

Granddaddy Knows All

My father has a number of different sayings that he uses from time to time. By far, his favorite is “Stay out of the way of crazies.” This saying requires no explanation, and the number of times that we’ve applied this principle is incalculable. This saying has proven so valuable, Dad gave it a name […]