- Colleague: "You can still smell the new car smell on this talk"
- — Jeanne Turner (@Jean_Marie)Wed, Feb 01 2012 22:24:13"I can't think of anyplace in the world where one would find three generations of white people enjoying the same content." -G. Bell #ixd12
- — Andrew Hinton (@inkblurt)Wed, Feb 01 2012 22:24:13Just hit me: dystopian fiction has had it wrong. It's not the machines we end up being enslaved by ... It's our own information. #Ixd12
- Frightening: Furby vs Siri
- These objects of automata (uncanny mechanical deceptions) set out to pretend they were wheel. This doesn't cross the Atlantic until Edison created the Singing Doll
- — Vicky Teinaki (@vickytnz)Sat, Feb 04 2012 17:12:10Never realised that Freud wrote about the uncanny (based on people's relationships with dolls) http://graduate.engl.virginia.edu/enec981/Group/chris.uncanny.html ….vixd12ia.edu/enec981/Group/chris.uncanny.html #ixd12
Dr Genevieve Bell: Rage Against the Machines? Designing our futures with computing
Anxiety or wonder? Bell's wideranging talk including Luddites as proto-Occupy protesters, electro-fairies, and—yes—a defecating robot duck, challenged the audience to consider the narrative of technology.
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