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Japanese Robots: On DARPA, SCHAFT, and the Peace Constitution (and bad reporting)

One could reasonably assume Japan’s impressive array of supertech humanoid robots would swarm the inspired-by-Fukushima DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC), but Tokyo University spin-off SCHAFT Robotics is it. DARPA’s militariness and[...]
Japanese Robots: On DARPA, SCHAFT, and the Peace Constitution (and bad reporting)

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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s all nuclear: Japan continues international outreach with the very nuclear-friendly French (this year’s outreach began with Turkey and the UAE), and a UN science committee has determined that the Fukushima dis[...]
Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

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Japan’s Robot Renaissance (Fukushima’s Silver Lining)

All of Japan took a few moments Monday to pay respect to the losses suffered in the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster of March 11, 2011. As human beings we move forward, and we work to find the good even in terrible situations. In[...]
Japan’s Robot Renaissance (Fukushima’s Silver Lining)
Japan’s Robot Renaissance (Fukushima’s Silver Lining)Japan’s Robot Renaissance (Fukushima’s Silver Lining)Japan’s Robot Renaissance (Fukushima’s Silver Lining)

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JNC presents Cesium Removal Technology

JNC has released today the new technology or shall we say method of cleaning the large amounts of water at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant. This new method consists in adding a ferrocyanide water-soluble to the already contaminated w[...]
JNC presents Cesium Removal Technology

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[Earthquake – Fukushima] Leaving Tokyo Today… See you on Thursday in France

Well it seems that I could book an earlier direct flight tonight ant will land in Paris the seventeen morning at 5AM at CDG… Not sure if you’ve heard, but there has been another explosion at Fukushima, with white smoke arou[...]
[Earthquake – Fukushima] Leaving Tokyo Today… See you on Thursday in France

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[Earthquake – Fukushima] We are still alive but really wonder what will happen tomorrow

Hi everyone, just trying to give you a little update on what’s going on here in Japan, on Akihabara News and what will come next on the website. First of all, I am sure that you are all aware of what’s going on in Japan and what happen[...]
[Earthquake – Fukushima] We are still alive but really wonder what will happen tomorrow
[Earthquake – Fukushima] We are still alive but really wonder what will happen tomorrow[Earthquake – Fukushima] We are still alive but really wonder what will happen tomorrow[Earthquake – Fukushima] We are still alive but really wonder what will happen tomorrow[Earthquake – Fukushima] We are still alive but really wonder what will happen tomorrow[Earthquake – Fukushima] We are still alive but really wonder what will happen tomorrow

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Fukushima Dai-Ichi: How a nuclear power plant works

Although we’re not nuclear scientists here, we felt this thead might be of help for al those who wish to keep a clear interpretation on what your local news broadcast is announcing. A major number of high end press agencies was a[...]
Fukushima Dai-Ichi: How a nuclear power plant works
Fukushima Dai-Ichi: How a nuclear power plant works

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[Earthquake – Fukushima] From the bottom of our heart thank you for all your messages, but things are not over yet!

Dear friends, thank you very much for all your supportive messages, emails and even phone calls. Here in Tokyo, barely 24h after a massive earthquake hit the north of Japan, everything seems to be back to normal. Actually, it seems to [...]
[Earthquake – Fukushima] From the bottom of our heart thank you for all your messages, but things are not over yet!
[Earthquake – Fukushima] From the bottom of our heart thank you for all your messages, but things are not over yet!

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[Earthquake – Fukushima] WOW, what an Amazing earthquake, hope you guys are fine?

5.8, this what we had apparently had in Tokyo… Good lord it was scary… I have been living in Japan since 10 years but never see that in my entire stay here… Holy sh*t ! Update, Sorry guys I may not be able to post a l[...]
[Earthquake – Fukushima] WOW, what an Amazing earthquake, hope you guys are fine?
[Earthquake – Fukushima] WOW, what an Amazing earthquake, hope you guys are fine?[Earthquake – Fukushima] WOW, what an Amazing earthquake, hope you guys are fine?[Earthquake – Fukushima] WOW, what an Amazing earthquake, hope you guys are fine?[Earthquake – Fukushima] WOW, what an Amazing earthquake, hope you guys are fine?

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