Gimme, it's mine

2019-03-06 06:13:22

By Eugenie Samuel in Boston AN INTERACTIVE toy that encourages young children to share could be the first of a new generation of toys that could turn spoilt brats into civilised people. Justine Cassell of the Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has created a virtual environment around a toy castle filled with dolls. But unlike most doll’s houses, the child has to share this one with a 3D computer-animated androgynous playmate called Sam. Sam’s image is projected onto a screen on the other side of the castle,