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Robotic Knitting Re-Crafting Human-Robot Collaboration Through Careful Coboting

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Treusch, Pat (Author)
Title Statement: Pat Treusch
Type of Resource: E-Book
Language: English
published:
Bielefeld transcript-Verlag [2021]
[Online-Ausgabe].
Physical Description: 1 Online-Ressource (166 p)
Series: Science Studies
Description
Summary: Frontmatter -- Contents -- Introduction: Is the Robotic Future Open (for Knitting)? -- Chapter 1: The Knitter in the Lab -- Chapter 2: String Figuring Robotic Knitting -- Chapter 3: Knitting Together -- Bibliography -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgments
As a reaction to typically dead-end debates on future human and robot collaboration that tend to be either dismissive or overly welcoming towards »cobot« technologies, this book provides a technofeminist intervention. Pat Treusch not only shows how both the fields of technofeminism and robotics can engage in a practical exchange through knitting, but also contributes a tangible example of coboting dynamics. Robotic Knitting re-negotiates the boundaries between formalization and embodiment, craft and high-tech as well as useful and dysfunctional machines. It re-crafts the nature of collaboration between human and robot. This finally entails an alternative mode of relating - a mode that enables an account of careful coboting
Type of Resource: Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
ISBN: 9783839452035
3839452031
Access: Open Access