Imagine it is 2040, and we live together in a collaborative network of diverse digital entities. This scenario proposes diverse entities as part of our social life—they are embodied, social and emotional. How are you, my digital friend? is a speculative design intervention that reconfigures the use of emotions in design practice and explores the implications of using emotions as a socio-technical entanglement in interaction design.
The visual prototype, which uses “emotional matter,” enables a visceral atmospheric communication between things and people in a more-than-human world.