Taskbot: an efficiency aid for freelancers

Thursday, 12 July 2012

Central Saint Martins graduate Andrew Williams created this Taskbot to motivate people who work from home. The friendly-looking device monitors its user's working habits and dishes out rewards and punishments as necessary.

Features include colourful eyes which flash if too much time is spent on social networking sites, programmed "efficiency challenges" to gradually bring about better working habits, and head movements that indicate when it's time to either take a break or get back to work.