A Nice Gesture by Jeroen Arendsen

A Nice Gesture by Jeroen Arendsen

A mix of posts on gesture, HCI, perception or robots and some personal information.

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Posts tagged Mental Commitment Robot

Paro, the Mental Commitment Robot

Paro, a present for some Dutch elderly people (source)
In the local Dutch news I read that another Paro, a robot baby seal, had reached our shores. More specifically, a Paro seal entered the homes and hearts of the good people of verpleeghuis Van Wijckerslooth in Oegstgeest.
It is altogether fitting that Paro has come to Oegstgeest. [...]

The ‘gezellige’ robot

There is a robot that I have fallen in love with. I never saw him but only read a story in a newspaper about him. That leaves me free to project my hopes and desires unto this unwitting machine. His name is Hall Object and, as a robot, it has no practical use whatsoever. Or [...]


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