Since 2011 and at irregular intervals, Dagmar Woyde-Koehler has posted her thoughts, reflections and insights arising both from her work on the MINDKISS Project and her collaboration with OUBEY. You can find all previously published blogs on this page.
Who doesn’t know them, the lively R2D2 and the stiff highly polished 3-CPO? They’re the companions and helpers of the Star Wars heroes, sometimes even their saviours when the going gets really tough. A lot more than just machines, they have their own personalities which make them not only friends of the heroes but favourites with the audience too. The Hubble Space Telescope is real and has nothing of all this. Even so, it has become the darling not only of scientists but of an interested world audience.