WALL-E

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First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Space center hosting ‘Family Fun Night’

News Community 16 views 12 hours agoDOWNEY – The Columbia Memorial Space Center will host a robotics-themed “Family Fun Night” on Saturday, April 26.From 6-9 p.m., the center will host classes featuring the newest Lego Mindstorm EV3 robots as well ... [Published The Downey Patriot - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Trail cleanup headlines green month

The city of Peoria is once again looking to clean up the New River Trail system in recognition of Arbor Day and Earth Day, and they need citizen volunteers to do it.Peoria, in partnership with Arizona Clean and Beautiful, will meet at Community Church ... [Published Daily News-Sun - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

The top 100 animated movies

Time Out polled more than 100 experts to find the 100 best animated movies . Here's the top 10 (minus the top pick...you'll have to click through for that): 10. Fantastic Mr. Fox 9. The Nightmare Before Christmas8. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs7. ... [Published Kottke.org Blog - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

If Our Household Appliances Had Artificial Intelligence, What Would They Think of Us?

Hint: It’s mostly not great!Transcendence – the first movie to feature Johnny Depp not wearing pancake batter and rouge in what feels like a million years – hits theaters this week. In it, Depp plays a sciencey-type fellow who is super into giving machines ... [Published Maxim Online - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pilgrim Wood hosts Environmental Film Fest

Pilgrim Wood Public School is hosting its inaugural Environmental Film Festival in celebration of Earth Month — starting Thursday (April 17).The event, under the theme of “Inspire. Motivate. Change.”, will screen two films, which are open to the publ ... [Published Inside Halton - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: Wood, Environment, WALL-E
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

'So You Think You Can Dance' finalist performing at Mentor Ice Arena show

You might expect a guy like Tadd Gadduang to be a little cocky.The 28-year-old Los Angeles resident’s breakdancing ability helped earn him a spot among the top four finalists of popular prime-time Fox TV show “So You Think You Can Dance” in 2011.The door ... [Published News-Herald - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Animated films to highlight BJIFF

A press conference for the “Summit on the Beauty of Film”--an important forum of the upcoming Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF)--took place at the China National Film Museum (CNFM) on April 10, yule.sohu.com reported on Friday.The forum itself, ... [Published CHINAdaily - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

'A republic of insects and no grass'

The choice of what film would open the Jerusalem Film Festival has always been a matter of much speculation among moviegoers. Although the selection has always been a commercial one - after all, the opening event is held in the outdoor amphitheater at ... [Published Haaretz - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

'WALL-E' headlines Beijing Film Festival screening list

Oscar-winning animated film "WALL-E" will get a rare cinema showing on the Chinese mainland this month during the Beijing International Film Festival, organizers have announced.The 2008 co-production between Walt Disney and Pixar is among the 66 films ... [Published China.org.cn - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Kevin Tong's "Wall-E" Poster Design Process

By 1, 2014Kevin Tong is an amazing artist who designs screenprinted posters for bands and movies, often collaborating with the Mondo Gallery in Austin. You may have recognized his work from our videos--he's the one who responsible for the ISS Cupula poster ... [Published Tested - Apr 01 2014]
Entities: WALL-E, Cupula, Kevin Tong
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

Philips Makes Hue Smart Lights More Affordable, More Lazy-Friendly With Hue Lux And Hue Tap

In what seems to be the beginning of a real-life Wall-E situation, Philips has introduced an even easier way to control your home’s Hue smart lighting system. Because, you know, fishing your smartphone out of your pocket when you want to switch the lights ... [Published TechCrunch Europe - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

'Wall-E' Gets Even Cuter With A Robot Kitten

"Wall-E" managed to prove that robots, trash and dystopian society could actually be kind of adorable. Could anything be cuter than a couple of animated robots falling in love?Yes. It's almost like a cheap trick, but The Pet Collective has utilized a ... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 21 2014]
Entities: WALL-E, Robotics

Quotes

"On paper, it seems like a potentially empowering story. Fantasy worlds are our young heroine's coping mechanism as she tries to find power and authority in a seemingly hopeless situation. (Snyder has said that it all came out of this idea of men forcing a woman to dance, and her going into a fantasy to cope.) As Baby Doll gives in to her captors, she finds a way to fight back. The film seems to speak to our troubled past when men would quell female power through disgustingly false medical conditions like "female hysteria," where women would be locked up for any perceived defiance. However, Baby Doll is not really fighting back, and every bit of so-called feminism or empowerment is nothing more than a misogynistic wolf in sheep's clothing."
"Difficulty was a consistent, robust predictor that accounted for a certain share of the variability in aggressive feelings and thoughts and behaviors" says Andrew Przybylski, an experimental psychologist at Oxford and the lead author on the paper. "We didn’t once find a content effect."
...unintended result of experiments carried out on him by the daughter of a famous roboticist, he ends up being able to read and influence emotions. ( "Emotions are readily apparent, thoughts are not'.) His telepathy leads to a desire to save humanity. The 'R' stands for robot."
"Our best robotic tools are helping, but they are not yet robust enough to function in all environments and perform the basic tasks needed to mitigate a crisis situation" reads the website...

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5 years of Girls on Film [Published The Week Magazine - 17 hours ago]
Space center hosting ‘Family Fun Night’ [Published The Downey Patriot - 21 hours ago]
Trail cleanup headlines green month [Published Daily News-Sun - Apr 18 2014]
Transcendence Review [Published Digital Trends - Apr 18 2014]
The top 100 animated movies [Published Kottke.org Blog - Apr 18 2014]
Get Out! Celebrate the Earth [Published Canton Repository - Apr 17 2014]
[AppleTell] Seen @ Macworld: Fujitsu ScanSnap S... [Published Technology Tell - Apr 16 2014]
If Our Household Appliances Had Artificial Inte... [Published Maxim Online - Apr 16 2014]
Pilgrim Wood hosts Environmental Film Fest [Published Inside Halton - Apr 15 2014]
Rookie robotics team from Yorkville takes progr... [Published The Beacon News - Apr 15 2014]
Violent Video Games Don't Make You Aggressive (... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 15 2014]
Creativity, Inc. [Published Christian Science Monitor - Apr 14 2014]
'So You Think You Can Dance' finalist performin... [Published News-Herald - Apr 12 2014]
Animated films to highlight BJIFF [Published CHINAdaily - Apr 12 2014]
'A republic of insects and no grass' [Published Haaretz - Apr 11 2014]
Geeky Easter Eggs: 2014 Edition! [Published Forever Geek - Apr 11 2014]
Matt Haig's top ten robots [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
Go green at the Grout [Published Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier - Apr 09 2014]
UW-Rock County to host Earth Day festival [Published Gazette Extra! - Apr 09 2014]
New Food-Delivery Startup Lives "at the Interse... [Published Modern Luxury Jezebel - Apr 09 2014]
Vying for the US Robotics Challenge [Published IMFA - Apr 08 2014]
College of Engineering Ethics Week addresses wr... [Published Daily Californian - Apr 08 2014]
This Weedseeking Airport Tractor Spells Death f... [Published Gizmodo - Apr 07 2014]
Silicon Studio’s new engine demo is very pretty [Published KitGuru.net - Apr 07 2014]
Ed Catmull's 'Creativity, Inc.' is a thoughtful... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 06 2014]
How Pixar's meditative chief spurs innovation i... [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 04 2014]
Udupi: Dr Kalam welcomed by 'Wall-E' Tele-prese... [Published Mangalorean - Apr 04 2014]
The Top 10 Tech Movies of the Millennium [Published TIME.com - Apr 03 2014]
Easter eggstravaganza of events across the dist... [Published Milngavie Herald - Apr 03 2014]
Oregon greets ‘world’s first’ robot pruner [Published Drinks Business - Apr 03 2014]
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The top 100 animated movies [Published Kottke.org Blog - Apr 18 2014]
Time Out polled more than 100 experts to find the 100 best animated movies . Here's the top 10 (minus the top pick...you'll have to click through for that): 10. Fantastic Mr. Fox 9. The Nightmare Before Christmas8. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs7. ...
Geeky Easter Eggs: 2014 Edition! [Published Forever Geek - Apr 11 2014]
Here at Forever Geek, Easter’s kinda a big thing, you guys. We ooh’d and aah’d at the coolest  Easter eggs in 2011 and 2012 , and mopped up the mess we made after salivating over this selection of awesome candy . But it’s 2014 and a lot of talented ...
The Top 10 Tech Movies of the Millennium [Published TIME.com - Apr 03 2014]
It’s time. Fourteen years into the millennium, the top 10 tech films need to be crowned. “Tech” Movies More The 10 Best Small-Screen Smartphones Not Named ‘iPhone’ The 5 Best In-Ear Headphones Men Charged With Toppling Ancient Rock Formation Avoid ...
Animated Films Worth Watching (Again and Again) [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Mar 29 2014]
If I’m being honest with myself, there have only been a handful of animated films that have really captured my attention, then kept it. Don’t get me wrong– in the past decade or so many excellent animated films have been released. Some of these films ...
The Imminent Robot Invasion Will Change The Way... [Published Clusterstock - Mar 28 2014]
ROBOTS came into the world as a literary device whereby the writers and film-makers of the early 20th century could explore their hopes and fears about technology, as the era of the automobile, telephone and aeroplane picked up its reckless jazz-age ...
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