The “Weird Hotel,” Humanoids, and the Future of Robotics

In Southwestern Japan, a hotel named Henn-na, the “Weird Hotel,” is almost entirely staffed by a team of robots. The receptionist is an English speaking robot, and rooms all feature lamp-size robots in the shape of a tulip that can answer simple questions and turn the lights on and off–handy, since there are no light […]

What’s New In 3D Printing, Summer ’15 Edition

Check our past roundup from spring 2015, in which we featured some of the latest and greatest developments in 3D printing. From cities to jet engines and cars, the 3D printing world is taking industry by storm and redefining what it means to be a maker. It’s a dynamic media, and one that changes incredibly […]