Thoughts on TAPRA and Academia In General…

Yesterday, I presented my paper at TAPRA and it went down pretty well, I think. Presenting it to an audience of 8 or 9 people and having only a few brief moments of discussion about it, though, has made me really think about the impact of academic work on the wider world and about what […]

New Furbies (!) and an excellent paper about mobile phones and intimacy

I am at TAPRA today preparing to give my talk about technology and intimacy. I’m also trying to decide which color of the new Furbies I should buy… Check out the video of it being demonstrated from endgadget: It looks pretty amazing/demonic. I’m sure Sherry Turkle will be buying a few dozen to unleash on […]