Data harvesting appendages (FKA ‘things’)

I just got off the phone with Julian. I’m still obsessed with the role of objects in a world with Artificial Superintelligence (ASI). It’s a tough field, as it requires a wholesale restructuring of everything we currently associate with objects,

Data harvesting appendages (FKA ‘things’)

I just got off the phone with Julian. I’m still obsessed with the role of objects in a world with Artificial Superintelligence (ASI). It’s a tough field, as it requires a wholesale restructuring of everything we currently associate with objects,

CES 2016

CES, the Consumer Electronics Show, has become the stuff of legends. As a designer of many things, (sometimes including consumer electronics), it’s been on my radar for many years, but I’ve never had the opportunity or reason to visit. I have long

CES 2016

CES, the Consumer Electronics Show, has become the stuff of legends. As a designer of many things, (sometimes including consumer electronics), it’s been on my radar for many years, but I’ve never had the opportunity or reason to visit. I have long

Algorithmic class structures

I’ve been dipping my toe into the murky waters of artificial intelligences recently. For some background reading over the Christmas period, I urge you to read this fantastic two part explanation of the field by Tim Urban. Anyhow, last night

Algorithmic class structures

I’ve been dipping my toe into the murky waters of artificial intelligences recently. For some background reading over the Christmas period, I urge you to read this fantastic two part explanation of the field by Tim Urban. Anyhow, last night

marty

Back to the Future day

So here we are: October 21st 2015. Today marks the arrival date of Marty, Jennifer and Doc in the flying DeLorean. It’s been a long time coming, and there have been a number of hoaxes, but it’s finally here. Back

marty

Back to the Future day

So here we are: October 21st 2015. Today marks the arrival date of Marty, Jennifer and Doc in the flying DeLorean. It’s been a long time coming, and there have been a number of hoaxes, but it’s finally here. Back

DC

The Future Mundane at dConstruct

Last week I had the good fortune to speak at the dConstruct conference in Brighton, UK. I talked about the Future Mundane, and whilst there’s no video feed, I’ve pulled together my slides and the audio for you here. Enjoy.

DC

The Future Mundane at dConstruct

Last week I had the good fortune to speak at the dConstruct conference in Brighton, UK. I talked about the Future Mundane, and whilst there’s no video feed, I’ve pulled together my slides and the audio for you here. Enjoy.

IXDA2

Interaction 15

Next week I’ll be at Interaction 15 (as will be much of the UX community). Along with my Near Future Laboratory colleagues (Julian and Nicolas), we’ll be running a short design fiction workshop. Our aim is to produce a diegetic prototype in just

IXDA2

Interaction 15

Next week I’ll be at Interaction 15 (as will be much of the UX community). Along with my Near Future Laboratory colleagues (Julian and Nicolas), we’ll be running a short design fiction workshop. Our aim is to produce a diegetic prototype in just

TBD

TBD Catalog

Things have been busy. Over the last few months I’ve been working with my colleagues at the Near Future Laboratory to get a piece of work to completion. Regular readers might remember that a while ago we ran a workshop at

TBD

TBD Catalog

Things have been busy. Over the last few months I’ve been working with my colleagues at the Near Future Laboratory to get a piece of work to completion. Regular readers might remember that a while ago we ran a workshop at