nat muller - November 28th 2003

What separates people from animals is syntax and technology.

Rodney Books, Flesh and Machines: How Robots Will Change Us. (Pantheon, 2002) http://www.ai.mit.edu/people/brooks/index.shtml

Anthony Giddens: http://www.lse.ac.uk/Giddens

The Effects

  • Containing “data bodies”
  • Containing physical bodies
  • Obsession with databases, archives, surveillance

Michelle Teran: Life A User's Manual: http://www.ubermatic.org/misha

Metaphor

Actor

FoAM: txOom: http://f0.am/txoom

  • proximity in space and time
  • presence
  • human-human networks
  • affective computing

Kristina Andersen