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Turkle and The Robots<br />Overview of Alone Together<br />Dr. R. Redekopp<br />
Robots as Companions<br />“We reduce relationship and come to see this as the norm” (p.55)<br />
Nexi<br />Video<br />
Robots as Companions<br />Alterity – seeing the world through the eyes of someone else<br />
Leonardo<br />Video<br />
Robots as Companions<br />“Without alterity, there can be no empathy.”<br />
Kismet<br />Video<br />
Robots as Companions<br />“Children need to be with people to develop mutuality and empathy” (p. 56)<br />
Furby<br />Video<br />
Robots as Companions<br />Attachment without responsibility – artificial emotion.<br />
AIBO<br />Video<br />
Robots as Companions<br />A robot “promises friendship but can only deliver performance” (p. 101)<br />
COG<br />Video<br />
Robots as Companions<br />Confiding very personal info – like a confession booth?<br />
Paro<br />Video<br />
Robots as Companions<br />“We put robots on a terrain of meaning, but they don’t know what they mean. And they don’t mean ...
Nursebot<br />Video<br />
Robots as Companions<br />Robots make it easier to leave the elderly alone – without the guilt.<br />
DOMO<br />Video<br />
Robots as Companions<br />We try to cover for the robots to make them seem better than they are.<br />
Mertz<br />Video<br />
Robots as Companions<br />The more robots can do, the more we attribute ‘caring’ to them.<br />We interpret the robot’s em...
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Turkle and the Robots

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Partial summary of Sherry Turkle's Alone Together book

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Turkle and the Robots

  1. 1. Turkle and The Robots<br />Overview of Alone Together<br />Dr. R. Redekopp<br />
  2. 2. Robots as Companions<br />“We reduce relationship and come to see this as the norm” (p.55)<br />
  3. 3. Nexi<br />Video<br />
  4. 4. Robots as Companions<br />Alterity – seeing the world through the eyes of someone else<br />
  5. 5. Leonardo<br />Video<br />
  6. 6. Robots as Companions<br />“Without alterity, there can be no empathy.”<br />
  7. 7. Kismet<br />Video<br />
  8. 8. Robots as Companions<br />“Children need to be with people to develop mutuality and empathy” (p. 56)<br />
  9. 9. Furby<br />Video<br />
  10. 10. Robots as Companions<br />Attachment without responsibility – artificial emotion.<br />
  11. 11. AIBO<br />Video<br />
  12. 12. Robots as Companions<br />A robot “promises friendship but can only deliver performance” (p. 101)<br />
  13. 13. COG<br />Video<br />
  14. 14. Robots as Companions<br />Confiding very personal info – like a confession booth?<br />
  15. 15. Paro<br />Video<br />
  16. 16. Robots as Companions<br />“We put robots on a terrain of meaning, but they don’t know what they mean. And they don’t mean anything at all.” (p. 124)<br />
  17. 17. Nursebot<br />Video<br />
  18. 18. Robots as Companions<br />Robots make it easier to leave the elderly alone – without the guilt.<br />
  19. 19. DOMO<br />Video<br />
  20. 20. Robots as Companions<br />We try to cover for the robots to make them seem better than they are.<br />
  21. 21. Mertz<br />Video<br />
  22. 22. Robots as Companions<br />The more robots can do, the more we attribute ‘caring’ to them.<br />We interpret the robot’s emotions for them.<br />

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