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Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8.


Blogging in Japan

The Japanese have created an artificial hand with air muscles that can even pick up a raw egg.

Gee, I can’t even do that.

The robot was unveiled at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in Daejeon, 2005. (2007?)

After picking up the egg, the robot might need to take a shower.

Gotcha covered here as well….

Humanoid robot HRP-3 shows it is waterproof. The 160cm, 68kg robot designed by Kawada Industries Inc.’ is also



And when nurses are too busy to take blood pressure or greet new patients, no sweat. Receptionist robots can greet patients, guide people to locations, even run simple tests all the while they can also dance the jig (entertain people in the waiting room area.

What’s next? Robots starring in movies? Robot Transformers that can change shape? Come on now!

Talk to Bill and others about their experiences raising bi-cultural Japanese-American kids.

Bill Belew

Daddy and Christian.

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