Privileged Tactics III


PT3 presents models for people to use technology creatively in their interpersonal relationships.


The Translinternet is a model for dealing with jealousy in long-distance relationships between couples who use different languages in their email and other textual correspondences. It uses an on-line translator to offer partners more control over their fears and insecurities. More here


The Fight-A-Tron is a therapeutic game that couples can play in times of crisis. First, a topic is chosen for the current game. Each partner records into the simulator experessions of emotion such as anger, frustration, desire, etc. They can then interact with the device to activate the sounds and simulate a dialogue. The dialogue starts calmly but the faster the parts are moved, the more hysterical and heated it becomes.