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A day of emotions and technology

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March 22, 2016

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A day of emotions and technology

On Monday 21 March project CEDE organised a one day end-of-project symposium at the Royal Society for the Arts in London, where the CEDE team and visiting guests discussed designing with and for empathy in digital environments. The day started with an introduction by the project CEDE Principal Investigator Andy Hudson-Smith, who talked […]

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Symposium: Creating and Exploring Digital Empathy, 21 March at the RSA

A prototype of Voight-Kampff machine

The project CEDE is about researching empathy in digital environments, and prototyping devices and services that are designed to facilitate empathy between people. We are organising a one day Creating and Exploring Digital Empathy symposium on Monday 21 March at the Royal Society for the Arts in London, where the project […]

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Wearing your heart on your head

Wearing your heart on your head

The idea for an ‘empathy hat’ was born after a discussion about how comfortable people would be to show how they are really feeling. How open do we want to be about our feelings? Facial expressions are easy to regulate and so are words, but physiological reactions are less easy to […]

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Making expressions of empathy visible

A prayer for the Paris victims displayed on the wall at St Peter's church in Hackney, London. The prayer was posted by a visitor to the Church of St Michael and All Angels in Hawkshead, Cumbria.

Recently we visited the St Peter’s church in Hackney to check up on the digital prayer installation they have been using at the church for the past few months. It was shortly after the 13 November 2015 attack in Paris that shocked people across the world, so we were not […]

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Praying in the digital age: Prayer installations in Hawkshead and Hackney

St Michael's church in Hawkshead, Cumbria. Photo by Mike Carney https://www.flickr.com/photos/88933162@N00/13522383524/

The digital prayer installations have been in use since July at St Michael’s church in Hawkshead, Cumbria, and at St Peter’s church in Hackney, London. These churches were chosen for the pilot project for their contrasting locations and different types of church communities: St Michael’s is in rural Lake District […]

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