I am a super huge fan of the library blog Will Unwound which is hosted by the retired librarian and Booklist columnist Will Manley, and is found online at http://willmanley.com/
And in relation, this week Will’s weekend post highlights a really cool video that anyone who loves books and libraries will find fun! It is called The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore and is located at the following link:
And if you’re thinking to yourself what on earth does that have to do with technology…My answer is not much! It is one of those I-thought-I’d-share-this-cool-info that is widely off the tech topic of this blog things. Feel free to do the same! Conversations and feedback are always welcome in library land!
And on to a tech note! Do you remember Rosie the Robot maid in the Jetsons cartoons?
Well the technology is catching up with that futuristic vision! A company named iRobot, which puts out circular robotic vacuum cleaners that do indeed clean your floors on their own, has just developed a new robot called Ava that uses a tablet computer for a brain and could potentially be an office or house hold assistant. The New York Times website has a neat article about the iRobot company and the Ava. The article is found at the following link:
Enjoy your weekend!