Tweenbots Examine Human-Machine Empathy

Tweenbots Examine Human-Machine Empathy
Innovation
Dan Gould
  • 14 april 2009

The Tweenbots project by Kacie Kinzer examines the random kindness of strangers.  She designed tiny smiling cardboard robots that rely on the help of pedestrians to get to their destination. The Tweenbots roll at a constant speed, in a straight line and are dependent on humans to steer them in the right direction to reach their final location (which is printed on a flag attached to the robot’s body).

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