Dec 23, 2009
Yesterday I was to meet with a fellow, Charles Hamad, so naturally I Googled him.
Among the treasures that Google served up was this article from 1974 describing Hamad’s work as a graduate student on a talking trash can named “Arthur.”
Here’s a clip from a spot the BBC did about this novel application of behavioral psychology to the problem of environmental pollution:
More importantly, it reminded me also that technology can be used for good, and not (just) evil.