with a little help from some strangers

…designer Kacie Kinzer explores what technology can reveal about empathy and cooperation. So she built a Tweenbot, a cardboard robot equipped only with “cuteness and a flag that says ‘help me’” to elicit help from passersby. With the help of 29 strangers, the tiny robot crossed NYC’s Washington Square Park in just 42 minutes…

(with thanks to ‘deniz’ for the tip)

m / 29-11-2010 12:02 - tags: , ,  

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