Designing Collaborative Technology for Intergenerational Social Play over Distance

Collaborative social play not only offers entertainment but also acts as a powerful catalyst in nurturing intergenerational relationships and fortifying community ties. In order to explore user preferences and interaction dynamics within this context, this study investigates remote intergenerational communication through an analysis of 15 groups (16 families of parents and children). Focusing on collaborative … Read more

Socio-technical Opportunities in Long-Distance Communication Between Siblings with a Large Age Difference

Siblings play a crucial and long-lasting role in family connections and relationships. However, with the older sibling transitioning out of their parental home, maintaining a close sibling relationship can be challenging, especially if siblings have a large age difference. We conducted a diary and interview study with nine families in China which have spaced siblings, … Read more