Feel attached to your tablet?
Can't seem to get rid of your old laptop?
Felt let down when your hardware failed?
Tell us your stories of living with computers...
Hopes explores how we feel about the computers we own and use. We are recording peoples' stories of desire, enjoyment, breakage, failure, repair, (dis)empowerment, disposal… And finding out how emotion enters our relationships with computers. Are they just useful tools in a fast moving world, or can we get attached to them? We'd love to hear about your experiences. More...
Hardware Hopes is a creative research project initiated by designer Julia Keyte, Sheffield Hallam University.