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Slides for Annalee Newtiz's presentation at Webstock 09

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  • 1. Your Business Plan Is Science Fiction Annalee Newitz io9.com
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  • 3. science fiction is cultural baggage it's heavy but you need it if you want to change your underwear
  • 4. “cyberspace” is a metaphor, not a prediction
  • 5. Tron (1982)‏
  • 6. The Matrix (1999)‏
  • 7. A tale of two androids
  • 8. Battlestar Galactica cylon
  • 9. the friendly droid from Android
  • 10. your mobile might be a happy servant or an angry, subversive slave
  • 11. Am I a superhero or a supervillain?
  • 12. Our language for describing wearable computers far outstrips the products available.
  • 13. Fluid Interface and Exoskeleton
  • 14. wearable computers are nestled inside stories about superpowers run amok
  • 15. sadly the Segway wasn't superpowered enough
  • 16. many RFID passports and bluetooth devices default to protected mode
  • 17. can I be programmed like a computer?
  • 18. Dollhouse (2009)‏
  • 19. Brain-Computer Interface Systems BrainGate neural “ pacemaker”
  • 20. new interfaces trigger fears of bodily violation and mind control
  • 21. but Facebook would never hurt you
  • 22. how do you escape from science fiction?
  • 23.
    • work within the narrative
    • tell new stories that counteract the old ones
    • pay attention to the fears expressed and address them

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