"My Roomba is Rambo": intimate home appliances
ubiquitous computing, 2008, Pages 145-162.
intimate home applianceempirical studyrobotsmart home
Robots have entered our domestic lives, but yet, little is known about their impact on the home. This paper takes steps towards addressing this omission, by reporting results from an empirical study of iRobot's Roomba™, a vacuuming robot. Our findings suggest that, by developing intimacy to the robot, our participants were able to derive ...More
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