The only recipe my mother left me was the Chinese chive and pork dumpling. During Christmas of 2016, I demanded she teach me how to make them and insisted that she write it down. I make her dumplings often, to feel as if she were still alive.
I was never able to feel my mother’s presence again through replicating the taste of her dumplings, because I’ve come to accept that she did not write a recipe at all! There are two main components to making dumplings from scratch: the skin and the filling. A desirable, homemade dumpling is thin…
When conducting research on voice assistants and chatbots, some of the most frequently asked questions we received from clients and conference attendees focus on anthropomorphism. Namely, how should we handle anthropomorphism? For example: