Emotional expression in the digital realm

Emotional survival during pandemic. Fortunately, the COVID pandemic is gradually declining around the world, cases are diminishing, we can go out safely for shopping, travel, spare time at restaurants, bars, and theaters. Now we can leave out our confinement at home and leave behind the "home office".  It seemed like an "eternity", on that time … Continue reading Emotional expression in the digital realm

How frequent is technology interrupting your life?

Featured photo by cottonbro, from Pexels Looking through the mirror It was another day as usual, while I was in the waiting room for my medical appointment. A parent couple arrived accompanied by his little daughter. They seated and began to use their cell phone while her daughter was jumping, screaming, and running around the … Continue reading How frequent is technology interrupting your life?

2 hours 24 minutes on social media each day

2 hours 24 minutes The average global user spends 2 hours 24 minutes on social media each day, It means the world spends more than 10 billion hours using social media every day. The typical user actively uses or visits an average of 6.6 different social media platforms each month, so the people spend roughly … Continue reading 2 hours 24 minutes on social media each day

60% of parents with children aged 14 to 18 reported them being bullied

[ 60%] Cyberbullying is on the rise worldwide.47.7% of parents with children ages 6-10 reported their children were bullied56.4% of parents with children ages 11-13 reported their children were bullied59.9% of parents with children ages 14-18 reported their children were bullied54.3% of parents with children ages 19 and older reported their children were bullied Source: … Continue reading 60% of parents with children aged 14 to 18 reported them being bullied

People spend around 3 hours and 15 minutes a day on phone.

[ 3 hours and 15 minutes a day ] A study of 11,000 RescueTime app users found that people spend around 3 hours and 15 minutes a day on phones. Most people check their phones 58 times a day. Source: Screen Time Statistics 2021: Your Smartphone Is Hurting YouBy:ROCHI ZALANI Last updated: JUNE 2, 2021 … Continue reading People spend around 3 hours and 15 minutes a day on phone.

Making friends and close relationships with chatbots

What is a chatbot?  It is an artificial intelligence (AI) program that can simulate a conversation with a person using natural language. With the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the demand for chatbots increased to provide the users a friendly companion as well as automated customer service to get supplies during the crisis, driving an … Continue reading Making friends and close relationships with chatbots

Living and marriage with a “Character”

[ 3700 ] More than 3,700 marriage certificates have already been issued by Gatebox. Singh, Monica & Lehmann, Mariam. (2019). GATEBOX - An analysis on assistive technology companion. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkcKaNqfykg Photo and Video by Gatebox

Social Robots in Rehabilitation and Assistance

[ 65 million ] The Social robots market forcasts reveals that consumer robots sales worldwide that by the end of 2025, will be over 65 million robots sold every year. Social Robots Market—Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021–2026). Available online: https://www.mordorintelligence.com/industry-reports/social-robots-market (accessed on 22 February 2021) ElliQ, the friendly sidekick for happier aging https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQtusi61qlsContinue reading Social Robots in Rehabilitation and Assistance

The emergence of a Human Digital Twin

Human Digital Twin: A psychological perspective. What is a digital twin? In a nutshell, it is a “virtual” representation of a physical object or process, where its state is constantly monitored with data obtained in real time. The applications of digital twins are mainly focused on industrial-type physical devices. A hypothesis follows: Is it possible … Continue reading The emergence of a Human Digital Twin

Distorted self: How the technology is making it easy.

Psychologically, all people experience to a lesser or greater degree a distortion of our personal image, and we all experience cognitive distortions, which are the thoughts that cause us to perceive reality in an inappropriate way. This is not so bad, if it does not exceed certain limits...