Notes from Class: Developments, Features & Imaginings

At risk of not posting this at all, I figured the best place for the notes of the three categories we explored in class while thinking about Assignment 2 would be well suited here on the blog. In order, these are the transcriptions of the post-it notes.

DEVELOPMENTS

  • Sidekick
  • Touchscreen Keyboard
  • Walkman
  • Palm Pilot
  • Scientific Process
  • Bikes / Gears / the Wheel
  • Iron Maiden / Iron Lung / Iron Man
  • Artificial Skin and Prosthetics
  • Velcro
  • Gortex
  • Gameboy
  • Lasers
  • Remote Thermostats
  • Magnetic Levitation
  • Evolutionary Theory
  • Space Age
  • 1st Cell Phone (Zach Morris – he’s so cute!)
  • iPhone / iPod
  • Pagers
  • Car Phone
  • Pebble Smart Watch
  • Snap Circuits
  • Light Dimmers & Controllers
  • Mood Rings
  • Telecommunication
  • Mini Projectors
  • Carbon-Based Life Forms
  • the Post-It Note
  • Mobile Social Connection
  • Search Engines
  • Google Glass
  • First Internet Browser in Phones
  • 3D Printing
  • Muscle Wire
  • Tattoo’s
  • Language
  • Writing
  • Transistors
  • Batteries
  • Internet : DARPA
  • Political Correctness
  • Quantum Physics
  • Water-Powered Wheels

 

FEATURES (of things that exist)

  • Wifi / Internet Connection
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Location Services / GPS
  • 3D
  • 3D Scanner
  • Multi-touch
  • Infrared
  • Light Detector
  • (Video) Cameras
  • Breathable Materials
  • Smellorama
  • Voice Recognition
  • ‘Artificial’ Intelligence
  • Clock / Calendar
  • Solar Power
  • LCD Screens
  • Keyboard
  • LEDs
  • EEG / Brain Scanners
  • Gyroscope
  • Vibration
  • Cardiograms
  • Chemical Sensors
  • Pedometers
  • Audio In/Out
  • Sleep Tracking
  • Emotion Reader
  • Projector
  • Bluetooth
  • Internet
  • Wireless Batteries
  • Buttons
  • RFID
  • Voice Recognition
  • Fingerprint

 

IMAGININGS:

Example Projects & Research of things that exist:

  • Philips Design Wearables
  • Spaceships
  • Holograms
  • Cloning
  • Lucy & Bart
  • Hivemind
  • Nanobotic Food
  • Perpetually Recorded Memories
  • Dog Walker
  • Organic Computing
  • Interactive Holograms
  • 11th Dimension

Ideas:

  • Space Cooking
  • Sub-dermal interfaces
  • X-ray vision
  • Time Machines
  • Anthropomorphic Buildings
  • Organic Parasites
  • Universal Translator
  • Thought Reading / Electric Telekinesis
  • Musical Interfaces (Engineers from Prometheus)
  • Intention Interpreter
  • Tattoos / Commercial Digital Implants: Embedded Tech
  • Zero-Gravity Boots
  • Nano Technology
  • Fast-as-Light Communication

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