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Aimed largely at children today, persuasion is already part of many technologies, but many more are on the way for everyone else. For better or for worse, persuasive technologies are already part of the everyday technological landscape we all live in. Since 1997, the Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford University has tracked existing and emerging(More)
CommuterNews is a prototype of an in-car persuasive entertainment system developed by the Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab in collaboration with DaimlerChrysler. The system presents daily news stories in the form of multiple-choice questions and short relevant sound clips selected from a standard broadcast story. By asking questions about the content(More)
Overview At CHI 98 just over 40 people attended a special interest group meeting on persuasive computing ("captology"). About half the participants came from industry and half from academics. Despite the early hour for the meeting, the event seemed to be a useful 90 minutes for learning, sharing, and networking with others interested in persuasive computing(More)
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