Understanding Our Emotional Responses To Automata

Understanding Our Emotional Responses To Automata

A simple experiment in computer - environment interaction explores how easy it is to toy with our emotions via technology.

Stephen Fortune
  • 18 march 2011

An interesting trend in human computer interaction is one which focuses on exploiting our affective reactions to objects by having the object in question respond back to us in an emotionally evocative manner. Katrina Baumgarten’s Goosebump Objects are one example of this and the Troblion is another.

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