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less than 2 weeks to go ... ROBOEXOTICA 2005 is nearing dramatically ;) the coomplete program is posted here.. what i want to lead your attention to is the fact that robots.net member and founder of robogames (robolympics) will be participating ... with "chapok" the only entry in robogames newly introduced category "bartending" in 2004! we're all looking very much forward to his cocktailrobot as well as to other entries from overseas like those by kal spelletich ... for those unable to attend our festival in vienna, there will be some streaming sessions ... to be announced ...

9 Jul 2005 (updated 9 Jul 2005 at 11:19 UTC) »

well, some news ...
the topic of ROBOEXOTICA's symposium this year will be "Public Fictions" - further informations on the webpage are only available in german at this point.
Johannes Grenzfurthner, one of our curators is touring the USA with his group monochrom at the moment and has recruited Mark Allen of Machine Project (L.A.) to participate.
Cory Doctorow, honored guest in 2003, announced he'll be back this year! check out his science fiction on www.craphound.com
-to be continued -

3 Jun 2005 (updated 3 Jun 2005 at 18:51 UTC) »

Ok, let me start this by telling you, how great this year's ROBOEXOTICA (16th - 20th nov. in Vienna, Austria) is going to be!
Although I noticed it's finally becoming hip for industrial robo-manufacturers to put together a robot-arm cell that will pour you drinks and show them on fairs, ROBOEXOTICA will be the largest congregation of bartending robots so far. Once more artistic approaches stand side by side with industrial solutions and tinkered monstrosities.
On top of this exotic exhibition, where booze is sacrificed for electronic cocktail culture's sake, a symposium with very interesting local and international guests (e.g. canadian sci-fi author cory doctorow has promised to come again) will be held. and workshops. and concerts, lectures, screenings ..

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