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Nocturnes by Kazuo Ishiguro

NocturnesKazuo IshiguroKnopfSeptember 22, 2009One of the most celebrated writers of our time gives us his first cycle of short fiction: five...

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Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall by Kazuo Ishiguro

Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall Kazuo Ishiguro Knopf Canada May 29, 2009 In this sublime story cycle, Kazuo Ishiguro explores love,...

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Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Never Let Me Go Kazuo Ishiguro Vintage Canada March 19, 2009 From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day and When We Were...

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MyGoals - track, measure and achieve

MyGoals is an app to help you keep records and manage schedule to achieve your goals, such as studying for exams, qualifications, keeping healthy...

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OLD JAPON Ueno&Asakusa -Japanese old photo-

In OLD JAPON, do not you travel in old Japan?OLD JAPON is application to introduce old Japan to.The first Ueno / Asakusa editionThe Ueno / Asakusa...

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Making an Elephant: Writing from Within by Graham Swift

Making an Elephant: Writing from WithinGraham SwiftKnopfJune 23, 2009In his first-ever work of nonfiction, the Booker Prize-winning author of such...

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These robots held a press conference, and darn if it wasn't cute

Technically Incorrect: In Japan, Kodomoroid and Otonaroid convene a public chat ... with a pair of mini-droids. Might this be a fine prognosticator of news conferences to come?

By January 20, 2015

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Meet the robot actor starring in a play inspired by Kafka

Up-and-coming android performer Repliee S1 stars alongside well-known French actors in a piece based on Franz Kafka's absurdist classic "The Metamorphosis."

By October 22, 2014

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Loneliness narrows the uncanny valley

Starved for a little social contact? The face of a robot or doll will seem more alive to you than to someone with a brimming social life.

By September 8, 2014

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World's first android newscasters unveiled in Japan

The fascination with weird and wonderful robots at the Android: What is a Human? exhibition continues, as Japan unveils the world's first android newscasters.

By June 24, 2014

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Elderly storytelling android debuts in Japan

A robot copy of Beicho Katsura III, a master comic storyteller in Japan, takes the stage in Osaka and gets a few laughs.

By July 23, 2012

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Smartphone robo-cushion lets you love the one you're not with

Japanese roboticist Hiroshi Ishiguro's "Hugvie" translates your caller's voice into huggable vibrations. Great for long-distance lovin' -- and maybe a new form of high-tech group grope too.

By April 27, 2012

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Tokyo store's female android looking for love

Takashimaya has rolled out a Geminoid robot to greet shoppers for Valentine's Day. Will she find love?

By February 2, 2012

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Robot clone summit like one big, happy family

When the Geminoid clan gets together for a reunion of sorts in Kyoto, Japan, things get a little spooky.

By April 1, 2011

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Geminoid clone-bot hipper than human original

The first Geminoid robot to leave Japan is bound for Europe. We suspect it will form a band of international terrorists.

By March 7, 2011

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Unholy robo-fetus Elfoid is your new cell phone

Why does your phone have to be a boring rectangle? Why not a half-baked person?

By March 3, 2011