Lauren McCarthy

Home An Artist Experiences What It's Like To Be A Living Amazon Alexa

A project from artist Lauren McCarthy asks what it would feel like if Alexa was a real person instead of a machine

Technology Facebook Mood Manipulator Filters Content Based On How You Feel

The browser extension lets users select emotions so the social media site can show different content accordingly.

Design PSFK’s Trending Topic: Calling On The Crowd For Help

Designers and developers are creating more platforms that let users call on the community for assistance.

Technology Google+ Offers Real-Time Suggestions For Better Video Chatting Manners [Video]

Get more out of your conversation with the help of this facial recognition app.

Innovation Artist Streams Her Dates Live On Amazon's Mechanical Turk

Lauren McCarthy ‘crowdsourced’ her social interactions by allowing people to view a video feed of romantic interactions and then comment on what she should do next.

Design Using Technology To Prevent Awkward Conversations

A device that intelligently reacts to human conversation raises thoughts around our future relationships with predictive technology.

Work The Happiness Hat & Anti-Daydreaming Scarf: Social Conditioning Through Clothing

Wearable devices show early signs of how technology influences interactions