Item Type:ArticleItem Status:Live ArchiveAbstractThe benefit of social robots to support child learning in an educational context over an extended period of time is evaluated. Specifically, the effect of personalisation and adaptation of robot social behaviour is assessed. Two autonomous robots were embedded within two matched classrooms of a primary school for a continuous two week period without experimenter supervision to act as learning companions for the children for familiar and novel subjects.
In some cases, secondary market ticket prices spike for certain games as kickoff nears because a team is doing much better than fans anticipated, or because a matchup that once seemed lackluster transforms into the most hyped game of the week. For instance, when there a showdown of two surprisingly undefeated teams in week four or five, you can expect prices to rise. But these games are the exceptions..
Who has $315 for a pair of sneakers? Apparently enough people to cause a stampede. That’s why Nike has issued safety guidelines to retailers planning for the fall release of its new LeBron X Nike Plus basketball shoe. The first day, a move meant to pre empt those midnight openings that lead to parking lot brawls as customers camp out to overpay for limited edition Nikes to resell on eBay..
That’s how Nike designers say they use the 23,000 pieces of sports memorabilia at the company’s Beaverton, Ore., campus, where Cindy Romaine is corporate archivist. Constitution is a bit of stretch. Still, Romaine says Nike designers often visit the collection for inspiration.
And when you look in the mirror there’s this one certain angle that from your perspective makes you look great. And you turn to the side and quickly go back because that’s not how you envision yourself in your head all fat with folds and man boobs and saggy arms, you like looking at yourself from “this” perspective when your shoulders are square with your chin up. Yeah this is how everyone sees me, where I’m meaty maybe even chubby but like a good athletic chubby so you convince yourself you’re ok when you’re actually not..
DORN: No, I wouldn’t say it’s not as good as running. I’m also a pretty active runner and I also like to take a walk, and I think I get very different benefits from each. You know, I think I take a run to be out alone and maybe think about the what’s ahead of me for today or to work off stress.
Martha recalls, “We were surprised at the end of the event when the representative said she was very pleased but moreso for having a group of enterprising women [among them]. Never did I imagine that she was talking about us, until she said, ‘please come to the front and we’ll give them a big round of applause; they are the women of Santa Rosa.’ We stood up completely surprised and went to the front and the people of the community [in attendance] could not believe it. And since this time, the people realized that it was not gossip, that we work and do everything that we say.”.