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  • Robotic noblewoman walks like a lady, retells world's oldest novel

    Robotic noblewoman walks like a lady, retells world's oldest novel

    http://blip.tv/play/ih_E6EGJ5FQ
    Japanese people are proud of the fact that many scientists credit “The Tale of Genji” as the first novel ever written. Now famous Kyoto University spinoff Robo-Garage has revived Murasaki Shikibu, the tale’s author and a noblewoman, in robotic form. MURASAKI stands 31cm and weighs 1.5kg. The robot wears a kimono in the style of the early… Read More