Care, Automated

The habit of attaching “care” to innately positive attributes obscures its entanglement with dominant systems of power and control. The ambivalence of care is crisply reflected in technological configurations of care/work. In this workshop, seven researchers share their inquiries into intersections of care and technology, in particular, automation. Questioning technological fixes to care crisis, Care,…

Telepresence after Death

This paper examines some of the increasingly sophisticated attempts by humans to evoke the presence of themselves or others after death and considers these efforts in the context of telepresence theory and research. Potential future research and ethical implications are also addressed.