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Saturday, May 5 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Robot Pets of the Future

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What should robot pets of the future be like, and how do we start building them now? Come and learn about the emotional cues of robots' appearance and behavior, biomimicry, and the Uncanny Valley.

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Christine Sunu

An interface designer, Christine (per her Twitter bio) builds things. The things she builds vary, but her focus throughout it all is on interfaces hooking into human behavior and expectation. She believes the level of complexity in tactility, geometry, and human factors in connected interface design requires understanding and experience with people and interfaces from non-digital fields. Her multidisciplinary experience with the digital, physical, and human allows her to create effective and successful experiences for users.Christine has implemented developer experiences and run IoT workshops, designed interfaces for patient motivation in high-stakes settings, made trending content on electronics, and created hardware and software for research in bleeding-edge fields. She started and runs... Read More →


Saturday May 5, 2018 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Algonquin C/D