Tagged: design

Robots and the elderly - Ariadne

Robert Hickson Jun 26, 2013

There is much optimism in some quarters that health-care robots and other advanced technologies will help meet the anticipated demand for more health-care workers as the proportion of old folks increases [NZ data here]. Rodney Brooks of  Rethink Robotics talks about this with the BBC, along with the need to think about designing robots from the users … Read More

Software Carpentry Bootcamp – a delicious name for a delicious thing - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Jun 26, 2013

Friends! Readers! Random people who ended up here alone and confused! As hopefully all of you* know by now, the 2013 eResearch Symposium is next week in Christchurch.  Started in 2010, this illustrious and awesome event is all about the… Read more › … Read More