Finally, Japan invents a *useful* robot, Part 2

Long-time contributor to the 3Yen, MARKed TRAIL, just sent us this hot robotics tip…

Here’s a continuation of your story, said-openFinally, Japan invents a *useful* robot (3Yen / 2013-02-15).said-closed

What MARKed TRAIL is refering to is the cruel joke that ALL of Japan’s robots failed to help in the nuke plant meltdown (3Yen / 2011-04-05). That is, Japan has spent trillions of both corporate and public money on robot development, but did no have any robots capable of helping in the aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster*.

Previous posts about Japan’s continued efforts in making useless wanking robots include:
japanese wanking-bots animated
   • Japan’s useless anthropomorphic robots
3Yen / 2010-10-15
   • 3Yen quoted by BBC & The Independent
3Yen / 2010-07-17
   • Wanking automation
3Yen / 2007-08-01 | See right. ↗

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5 thoughts on “Finally, Japan invents a *useful* robot, Part 2”

  1. While not as elaborate or lifelike as R0sie, the housekeeper in The Jets0ns, today’s r0bots are able to do everything from vacuuming fl00rs and mixing drinks to helping patients rec0ver from str0kes.

  2. What Pepper the Bot thinks…

    translated japanese by bingIn the neighborhood of Pepper-kun I’ve come, ass and finger.

  3. No doubt Softbank will soon be giving up on the whole PEPPER robot idea…

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