Choose one of the following tasks:
- Using examples from the Text, comment on the effect that emotional bonding (cf. l. 26/27) with technical devices might have on interpersonal relationships.or
- Compare the development of sentient objects as described in the Text with another groundbreaking invention in the history of mankind. Assess the impact these inventions have on our lives.or
- After reading the article you have become worried about the potential risks mentioned in the Text. Write a letter to Carla Diana in which you reflect on her responsibility as a product designer and creative consultant to guard against such risks.
Address your letter to:
Carla Diana c/o The New York Times 20 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10018 USA