Words from Dr. Rosakranse on Empathy and Digital Technology

The Empathy Wall I had the opportunity to share what I have learned during my academic life working on empathy, compassion, and digital technologies with How Stuff Works. I am so happy that they were able to relate recent findings in communication studies to what is happening in the world at this moment. It is…

It’s Official: I am Dr. Rosakranse!

After 6 years or so at Stanford, I have submitted, defended, and all the other rigamarole for my dissertation!  And it has been approved by all the necessary entities.  For those of you who are interested, it can be found here: http://purl.stanford.edu/gy012hw2165 Abstract/Contents This two-part mixed methods study applies a dual processing model to explore…

Microscope Video Camera – Feather Gold

Using a microscope camera, this video was created to evoke a calm, reflective state.  Music is Closure by Eltan Reiter. Enjoy.   //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js by Christine Rosakranse

New Digital Art: Scanned Time-lapses

For my Art Studio 179 – Digital Art class, we were challenged with using new technologies to create art.  After thinking about time and the nature of video, I thought that scanning a time-lapse would be the perfect visual metaphor for reducing a four-dimensional construct such as time to a two dimensional plane.  With a little…

The Internet is Making You a Not Nice Person

  The Internet is Making You a Not Nice Person (Part 1) Let’s say you are into Pokemon Go, Knitting, and Sushi.  So you post about those things, and Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest show you stuff about those things.  Great.  Cool. That’s exactly what I wanted from my social media experience.  Or at least that’s what…

Blog Entries on Empathy Technology

Recently I’ve been writing a lot of definitions. I have to tell people my thoughts and conceptualizations in order for them to approve my research direction.  As anyone who has worked on a dissertation knows, this can be the fun part and the not so fun part.  However, it did remind me about my father…

CHI 2015 Presentation in Seoul, Korea

Today I presented the findings from the paper on “The Effects of Chronic Multitasking on Analytical Writing” with one of my co-authors, Catherine Oh, at CHI 2015 in Seoul, Korea. I am including a link to the slides that were presented, though they lack the animations, sounds, and hilarious delivery. N.B. The number one most…

Go Grow It

Presentation prepared for RPI.  This site presents container gardening projects with easy to follow steps.  This would be a precursor to a site like Instructables.