With my brother just about to move to Japan with his wife, here’s DJmag tribute to her weird and wonderful home country.
Whilst looking like the freakish offspring of some kind of thalidomide cyborg, the Telenoid R1 minimalist humanoid robot is ‘designed to add an element of realism to long-distance communication by recreating the physical presence of the remote user’ – if that user is an asexual cave-dwelling slug beast.
Sorry always seems the
hardest word… so skip the piffl ing, sticking plaster of
the spoken word and chose from one of this series of
physical prostrations which cover every eventuality
from accidentally brushing against someone to ‘being caught read-handed in an orgy of evil.’
‘Chameleon vs. a guy’ fi lmed by slow-motion camera. What more can we add? Poetry, and a very odd tongue, in motion.
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