Design and the Elastic Mind

I wish I could make it to New York to see the Design and the Elastic Mind exhibition at MOMA. It sounds like it allows you to see or experience many of the objects and interfaces that I’ve blogged about over the last few years, and many that I haven’t.

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The website is a little dense, so the two items it includes from Socio-Digital Systems, both work by Anab Jain and Alex Taylor who work with me in Cambridge, are a little lost. The first is Domestic Gubbins, a set of four fictional “character” objects intended for the home, which have been used to test notions of what intelligence might mean in technology.

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The second is Objects Incognito, which stretches how we might imagine the use of RFID tags on people and things.

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