Are Robots Dying?

A travel story from Japan.

Erik P.M. Vermeulen, PhD
4 min readMay 19, 2023

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The last time I visited Japan was twelve hundred and sixty-three days ago. Exactly. I know because I counted.

Every year, I used to travel four to five times to Fukuoka, the largest city on the island of Kyushu, to teach business disruption, technology, and law courses. My wife and I called Japan our second home.

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Erik P.M. Vermeulen, PhD

Prof (law) exploring the collision of life, work, and technology, with a current project in the works - a sci-fi novel.