Robots

Robot of the day: May 15

A tea time sketch. Initially the robots didn’t understand the tea time thing. I drew a parallel between my cuppa and their cable plugged into a USB port in the wall of the “cafe” and they understood quickly. We’ve had many unintentionally funny discussions about recharging practices. COPIC Wide markers are great for making quick sketches while I’m out and about among the robots.

Robots

Robot of the Day: NanoCon 2019

This was a new event at Lower Columbia College in Longview, Washington. It was a relatively small event and shows potential for the future. It was great fun meeting fans and talking with visitors to the Robot of the Day table. I ran out of business cards so I resorted to drawing stickers and handing those out!

Robots

Robot of the Day: Feb 24

The robot wanted to talk so I sat down, took out a pen and immediately began recording the robot’s words. They have developed the capacity to admire and appreciate the actions of others and have grasped the concept of “hero.” When the robot finished talking I was speechless for a time…

Robots

Robot of the Day: February 13

With increasing frequency we’ve been having discussions about non-physical characteristics. Personality tests have become a fad. One of my favorite questions to ask of the robots I meet is: “What color is a robot’s heart?” It’s a great springboard into a nearly bottomless conversation.