Video chat doesn’t allow us to touch our loved ones over distance.

Attending a conference remotely through a telepresence robot.

Working from home can easily make one feel lonely. This is partly because we miss out on informal and casual interactions with others.

Photo in a couple’s home with a video link capturing everyday activities in the kitchen.

The SFU President’s Gala at SFU Surrey (Surrey, BC, Canada) — February 2020

Dr. Carman Neustaedter (photo while on sabbatical in Cambridge, UK)

Dr. Carman Neustaedter

Dean of the Faculty of Communication, Art, and Technology at Simon Fraser University. Professor in HCI and connecting over distance;

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