A turtle robot I built with LEGO MIndstorms kit inspired on LOGO Turtle when I was trying to replicate a study by Weir and Emmanuel (´76) on the use of such a turtle by a child with autism.
I have formatted my PhD thesis into an eBook using smashwords, to try out the self publishing world as well as making it available to the general public instead of collecting dust on my hard drive and the two copies at the Edinburgh University library.More
I have taught three editions of an 8 hour course on Autism and Technology for professionals, topics ranging from research (artificial intelligence, virtual reality, affective computing) to more hands on classroom uses of technology.More
I was advisor and beta tester of this app by Appically. It is the first of a series of games adapted to the needs of users with autism, but it can be played by the whole family (even 16th months babies).More
Interactive environment prototype built within Interactivos’07 at Medialab-Prado. It displayed a magic carpet over with thins reacted to the movements od the users.More
A blog created to share information on autism and technology.More
This site is a place to share information on creativity, innovation, and several things in between.
I have a personal project, autistec.com, a blog in Spanish about Autism and Technology.
I hope to see you around.
Things have to be easy, even life. Processes have to be simply obvious so we don’t waste time trying to work things out and just do what matters. There is a lot of thinking in finding the simplest solution, and there is art in it.
Always finding alternative ways of doing things with whatever we have at hand. At work, in the kitchen, anywhere, if there is a problem, there is a solution… Or many. Over the years I have tried several activitvities of artistic nature, but currently I am pursuing photography more seriously.
Brings in the energy and passion to take ideas into projects into realities.
Educated in computer science and artificial intelligence, brings in the analytical mind and systematic approach of the field. Due to work settings requirements, the technologist is specialist in low cost solutions.