Intros to the wondrous world of weblogs… Trying to define precisely what a blog is an exercise in futility, because blogs are constantly shifting, evolving and becoming something else. But, this seems to be the general consensus for the moment: blogs are personal websites, usually maintained by an individual, constantly updated with new information, personal […]

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The MIT project page on sociable machines: . . . an expressive anthropomorphic robot called Kismet that engages people in natural and expressive face-to-face interaction. Inspired by infant social development, psychology, ethology, and evolution, this work integrates theories and concepts from these diverse viewpoints to enable Kismet to enter into natural and intuitive social interaction […]

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