Tag Archives: adoption

The strange thing about the “undo button”

Today, I am with Valérie at the innorobo summit in Lyon, France where we presented some insights from our ethnographic study with robots in homes. We had some inspiring conversations with a couple of people after the talk and at … Continue reading

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Ce soir à la télé: “A bon entendeur” teste les robots-aspirateurs

Ce soir à la télévision suisse romande, “A bon entendeur” donne un aperçu sur notre projet “robots for daily life”. Un interview avec ma collègue Valérie Bauwens et autres collaborateurs à l’EPFL qui ont évalué la performance des robots-aspirateurs. La … Continue reading

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Robots are co-evolving with us

What does it mean to take the gray wolf home? The domestication of the dog began thousands of years ago. It still continues with cross-breeding dogs to create so called “designer dogs” or “hybrid dogs”. Can we transfer the evolution … Continue reading

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It is about your relationship to the in-between vacuuming

First finding and hypothesis to be checked popping out why a Roomba gets adopted or not: “it is about your relationships with the inbetween vacuuming”. Roomba is about inbetween vacuuming. This is what it does great. It is not a … Continue reading

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