Media

Media coverage

There was extensive media coverage of the android as well as widepread interest in blogs and online forums.

What follows is a partial list of media appearances. It is not complete, and does not cover all high-profile or high exposure appearances or mentions.

  • “Science non-fiction,” Pittsburgh Tribune Review , July 13, 2005
  • “Robots, Gadgets and High-Tech Games,” The Wall Street Journal , July 5, 2005
  • “Marketing Future Shock,” Advertising Age , July 4, 2005
  • “Phildickian robot,” The Commercial Appeal (Memphis), July 3, 2005
  • “Business week,” Waikato Times (Hamilton, New Zealand), July 2, 2005
  • “FedEx Institute’s robot captivates visitors to ‘Wired’ NextFest,” Memphis Business Journal , July 1, 2005
  • “Philip K. Dick Robot Unveiled at NextFest,” Technovelgy.com, June 30, 2005
  • “Machines mimic life at Chicago’s NextFest,” N ew Zealand Herald , June 27, 2005
  • “Robo-lobster not one for the pot,” CNN.com, June 27, 2005
  • “Machines get head-start on life,” The Courier-Mail (Queensland, Australia), June 27, 2005
  • “The android that talks,” The Telegraph (Calcutta, India), June 26, 2005
  • “Machines spring to life at NextFest,” Hindustan Times (India), June 26, 2005
  • “Robo-Machines Come to Life at Next-Fest,” The Ottawa Sun , June 26, 2005
  • “Machines mimic life at Chicago’s NextFest,” The Indian Express , June 26, 2005
  • “Pop Tart,” Sunday Telegraph Magazine (Sydney, Australia) June 26, 2005
  • “Future with robotic twist” Chicago Tribune , June 25, 2005
  • “It’s ‘NextFest’ where robots meet androids,” Reuters News Service , June 25, 2005
  • “Life-sized robot on display at FedEx Institute of Technology,” The Daily Helmsman (Memphis), June 23, 2005
  • “Philip K. Dick robot” boingboing.net, Thursday, June 23, 2005
  • “Philip K. Dick Returns as an Android,” Robots.net, June 22, 2005
  • “Hanson Robotics Selects Acapela to Speak for Philip K. Dick Robot,” Speech Technology Magazine , June 21, 2005
  • “NextFest offers taste of technology,” Chicago Sun-Times , June 17, 2005