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Review: Robot & Frank

Review: Robot & Frank

SPOILER ALERT: I reveal plot points of the movie, Robot & Frank, in this post. Paro robot seal with elderly patient. Photo: ReutersFor my Human-Robot interaction class, I was assigned to go watch the indie movie, Robot & Frank and…

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Medical Hacking

PBS Frontline did a moving story about ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). It followed Stephen Heywood’s 5 year, rapid descent into the physically paralyzing effects of the condition — the horror of the disease is that you maintain full mental…

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Songs in my head

When I find a song I like, I have this habit of listening to it over and over again, back-to-back. Currently, it’s No Doubt’s “Rocksteady” I think what I like is its summertime, lazy feel. Good CD, all-around,…

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Fire Within

Through the magic of Tivo, I watched the first two episodes of the very riveting Cirque du Soleil documentary mini-series, The Fire Within which debuted this week.   This series shows us the 6-12 months prior to leading up to the…

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LOTR

Saw LOTR, yesterday, with my brothers.Except for a bunch of dorky college students sitting behind me making sadly unfunny commentary throughout the previews and first half hour of the movie (until I finally looked back at one of them…

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Artisans

Last night, I was watching something on the Discovery channel called “Motorcycle Mania.”It was a thinly veiled marketing vehicle for the Discover Channel’s version of Emeril: Jesse James.  The show (two different ones, actually) was a biography / documentary…

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