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9/29 "Why We Have an Emotional Connection to Robots" - Bridget Hall
In Why We Have an Emotional Connection to Robots, speaker Kate Darling discusses the empathy that humans feel when a robot is being damaged or destroyed.  Although robots do not have any emotions or feel any pain, we as humans feel it is “inhumane (More)
Caleigh Avramis- Can robots manifest personality?- 9/30
In the article, “Can Robots Manifest Personality”, Lee et al. discusses the importance for robots to posses human personality traits to have meaningful human-robot interaction. Lee discusses how the success of this interaction relies heavily on apply (More)
09/30: RMC - Falyn Goldstein
In Susan Herring’s Robot-Mediated Communication, she discusses a new concept of telepresence robot-mediated communication (RMC) in which human-human communication is fostered through robots/AI. RMC, more specifically, is defined as “human-human (More)
Kate Brady- “Rise of Machine Agency: A Framework for Studying the Psychology of Human–AI Interaction (HAII)”
For class, I read “Rise of Machine Agency: A Framework for Studying the Psychology of Human–AI Interaction (HAII)”. The article discusses how machine learning has made algorithms and communication experiences very sophisticated. A quote that stood ou (More)
9/30 Robot-Mediated Communication - Cherry
In “Robot-Mediated Communication,” Susan Herring discussed telepresence robot-mediated communication and key technological properties of telepresence robots. She also evaluated the robots’ advantages and disadvantages, leaving some questions that can (More)
9/30 "Robot-Mediated Communication" - Andreas Tsiaras
In “Robot-Mediated Communication,” Susan Herring argues that there is a need for a better framework for studying the telepresence of robot-mediated discourse and language use. Robot-mediated communication is defined by Herring as the way humans co (More)
Why we have an emotional connection to robots - Alana Bonfiglio 9/30
In the TedTalk “Why we have an emotional connection to robots,” Kate Darling argues that human biology hardwires us to project intent and life onto anything moving, thereby increasing our emotional attachment to robots.   After finding herself dem (More)
9/30 - Virtually Perfect? Telemedicine for Covid-19
In Virtually Perfect? Telemedicine for Covid-19, Judd E. Hollander, M.D. and Brendan G. Carr, M.D. show the benefits of utilizing technology for delivering and receiving care remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic. Specifically, the authors emphasize (More)
9/30 - Robot-Mediated Communication - Grayson Begier
In Robot-Mediated Communication, Herring argues the need for a new framework to guide future study of telepresence robot-mediated discourse and language use. In this study, Herring discusses robot-mediated communication (RMC) and its purpose, the tec (More)
9/30 "Virtually Perfect? Telemedicine for Covid-19" - Deirdre Kelshaw
In “Virtually Perfect? Telemedicine for Covid-19,” Judd E. Hollander and Brendan G. Carr argue that telemedicine provides an abundance of benefits to both patients and health professionals, and is increasingly emerging in the medical field since the (More)
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