Turtle Rodeo

I’ll be returning to the Bahamas later this week to work with marine scientists ¬†tracking juvenile green sea turtle habitat. Here, I recount my June, 2018 experience. Come along for this wild ride! My expedition as an eco-volunteer with Earthwatch, the global conservation organization, begins on the hot tarmac at Rock Sound airport in Eleuthera, … More Turtle Rodeo

A Hugging Robot?

My friend Alexis Block has invented HuggieBot, a robot that hugs! She’s allowed me to take a peek into her life to tell the story of how she faced bullying, gender stereotypes and overcame extreme heartache to take top honors in the field of ¬†(HRI) human-robot interaction. Lexi has always loved being a ballerina and … More A Hugging Robot?