Gallery: Innovative Designs in MoMA’s Talk to Me Exhibit Explore How Ob...

With GPS tracking in our cars and on our phones, we no longer have to rely on stopping and asking a stranger for directions. Taiwanese designer Che-Wei Wang and American Kristin O’Friel thought there was something missed by relying on a software program rather than a person. Their Momo devices ads an animate and cozy quality to finding one’s way. The internal GPS system is programmed for the final destination. Looking much like a stuffed animal and clad in crocheted yarn (complete with ears), the Momo gently leans in the direction or turn to be made next. No robotic voice telling them where to go, the user relies on the gentle nudge of a friend to get them where they want to go.
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Love it or not, technology has replaced more and more of our daily needs. The inventive pieces in Talk to Me show us that technology can be our friend, and reminds us that there is an actual person behind every device. Be sure to look out for our upcoming exclusive video interview with Paola in the coming weeks.

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  1. Coebalt Francis July 27, 2013 at 8:40 pm
    Where. Do. I. BUY THIS.
  2. paigeearl December 31, 2012 at 10:31 pm
    Is there a way to buy the Roly Poly Eggs yet?!
  3. Bennieboi August 14, 2011 at 11:03 am
    Is there a way to buy the roly poly?