Translating PANTS! to fit our space

Yesterday, we had to move hotels for one night because the hotel we’re primarily staying in was completely full for the night. Our hosts helped us to move to an old building that is partially a hotel and partially still functioning as a seminary. It is a grand building with terra-cotta tiled roofs and white […]

My life with furbies.

I’ve been reading Sherry Turkle’s amazing book Alone Together recently and it has inspired me to think about one of the ‘creatures’ she was studying in the book. She looked at the impact that so-called social robots (or socialable robots) are having on our personal interactions by studying Furbies, Tamagotchi’s, Paro (the Japanese ‘seal’ robot), […]