Bots are amongst us. Things that tweet & creatures checking in.
|Title||Bots are amongst us. Things that tweet & creatures checking in.|
|Publication Type||Conference Proceedings|
|Year of Publication||2010|
|Conference Name||Designing Robotic Artefacts With User- And Experience-Centred Perspectives. Workshop at NordiCHI 2010.|
|Keywords||lirec, social media|
|Abstract||If robots are to be social, they will be integrated in our social networks. Indeed, ‘things that tweet’, including robots, are already followed by thousands of people. Robot design for long-term interaction would benefit from exploring what makes (dis)embodied robots that already communicate with people via existing social media engaging. This paper discusses a number of observations on ‘things’ that tweet and check-in.|