Enchanted objects : innovation, design, and the future of technology / David Rose

PPN : 185715893Main Author : Rose, DavidPublication : New York : Scribner, 2015Description : 1 vol. (XIII-304 p.-[8] p. de pl.) : ill. ; 23 cmISBN : 1-476-72564-0ISBN : 978-1-4767-2564-2Subject - Topical Name : Information technolgy -- Social aspects | Technologie de l'information -- Aspect social | Technological innovations -- Social aspects | Internet of things | Internet des objets | Embedded Internet devices | Ubiquitous computing | Informatique omniprésente Document type : Livre
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Prologue: My nightmare Part I: Four futures. Terminal world : the domination of glass slabs ; Prosthetics : the new bionic you ; Animism : living with social robots ; Enchanting everyday objects Part II: Six human drives. The dialectic interplay: fiction and invention ; Drive #1: Omniscience: to know all ; Drive #2: Telepathy: human-to-human connections ; Drive #3: Safekeeping: protection from all harm ; Drive #4: Immortality: a long and quantified life ; Drive #5: Teleportation: friction-free travel ; Drive #6: Expression: the desire to create Part III: The design of enchantment. The extraordinary capability of human senses ; Technology sensors and enchanted bricolage ; The seven abilities of enchantment. Glanceability ; Gestureability ; Affordability ; Wearability ; Indestructibility ; Usability ; Loveability ; Five steps on the ladder of enchantment Part IV : Enchanted systems. Transformer homes ; Collaborative workplaces ; Human-centered cities ; Six future fantasies ; A metaphor and a macro trend

 

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