New Work Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino @iotwatch designswarm.com riglondon.com
My name is  Alex . I’m a  designer  &  entrepreneur . @iotwatch
I design  smart products .  Products that  relate  to the web.
 
Electronics Rapid prototyping Prosthetics Plastic surgery Robots Internet of things Innovation
When you meet a stranger what do you say you do? 1 post-it
A  painter, sculptor, architect , musician,  scientist, mathematician,  engineer ,  inventor , anatomist, geologist,  cart...
 
Horticulturist,  architect ,  political leader, musician,  inventor ,  archeologist & paleontologist.
 
A poet, novelist, artist, filmmaker,  dramatist,  designer , boxing manager,  diarist, ballet scenarist, illustrator  & pl...
 
Former professional athlete, actor,  director,  businessman, investor   & politician.
 
A  business magnate  who owns more than 400 companies. His first successful  business venture was a magazine  called Stude...
 
I will try to make  3  points:
Learning. Breaking. Redefining. Collaborating.
We are re-learning  how to make things . We are  breaking industrialised innovation . We are  redefining media online . Co...
Why?
Industrialised nations are often industrialised because of manufacturing.
Manufacturing has defined economic growth.
Manufacturing has defined political strength.
Manufacturing became a hobby.
Manufacturing became working class.
What does this have to do  with being digital?
Everything.
We are  re-learning  how to make things & we are learning about  ourselves  with new  technological goggles .
We are  re-learning  how to make  things .
 
Kickbee sends a tweet when the baby is kicking.
Botanicalls texts you when your plants are thirsty .
Botanicalls texts you when your plants are thirsty .
Bubblino blows bubbles when a hashtag is used.
Electronic component site / community.
Monthly magazine by O’Reilly.
Teaching children how to program with blocks.
Squishy circuits are play doh electronics.
Material resources / community.
Material resources / community.
$600 open source 3D rapid prototyping machine.
£600 open source 3D rapid prototyping machine that makes itself.
Online design / prototyping services.
Data Decs: Christmas tree decorations based on your data.
 
 
We are  learning  about  ourselves .
1990
1998
2007
 
We are  using the tools  for  good .
1912
2008
 
EyeWriter allows this graffiti artist to still work.
Bottom up pharma / medicine.
Sharing your worries.
We are  using the tools  for  strange .
iCat: emotionally responsive robot
Robots are for the army.
Robots are for the home.
Robots are weird.
We are re-learning how to make things. We are breaking industrialisation. We will  redefine   success .
So maybe…
We  will  rethink media production. We  will  look to break corporate silos. We  must  look for inspiration everywhere. We...
Questions? Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino @iotwatch designswarm.com riglondon.com
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  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_people_who_have_been_called_%22polymaths%22
  • http://www.heathkit.nu/Howard_Anthony.jpg
  • a family of related electro-mechanical rotor cipher machines used for the encryption and decryption of secret messages.
  • http://www.timhunkin.com/65_science_museum_adverts.htm
  • A way to tweet whenever your baby kicks http://portfolio.menscher.com/itp/kickbee/
  • Examples of what people have been building include a cat tracker that uses RFID. http://www.nermal.org/projects/catalog/
  • A project that allows you to get a tweet or SMS if your plants haven’t been watered enough.
  • Adrian McEwen’s Bubblino project
  • http://www.ted.com/talks/annmarie_thomas_squishy_circuits.html
  • http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/3ccb11a0-923b-11e0-9e00-00144feab49a.html#axzz1XD3Kee4v http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orlan The Reincarnation of Saint-Orlan, a new project that started in 1990, involves a series of plastic surgeries through which the artist transformed herself into elements from famous paintings and sculptures of women.
  • http://www.ted.com/talks/gary_wolf_the_quantified_self.html
  • Dorrance hook design patent from 1912
  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DARPA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0_mLumx-6Y http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFW7VQpY-Ik&feature=player_embedded#!
  • Jonathan Kuniholm http://openprosthetics.org/ http://videos.liftconference.com/video/2953743/jonathan-kuniholm-open
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84H-xLrLvvk
  • http://vimeo.com/10604896
  • http://www.theatlanticwire.com/technology/2011/08/cornell-proves-robots-are-not-so-genius-mostly-just-silly/41857/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnzlbyTZsQY&feature=player_embedded
  • New Work

    1. 1. New Work Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino @iotwatch designswarm.com riglondon.com
    2. 2. My name is Alex . I’m a designer & entrepreneur . @iotwatch
    3. 3. I design smart products . Products that relate to the web.
    4. 5. Electronics Rapid prototyping Prosthetics Plastic surgery Robots Internet of things Innovation
    5. 6. When you meet a stranger what do you say you do? 1 post-it
    6. 7. A painter, sculptor, architect , musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer , inventor , anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist & writer.
    7. 9. Horticulturist, architect , political leader, musician, inventor , archeologist & paleontologist.
    8. 11. A poet, novelist, artist, filmmaker, dramatist, designer , boxing manager, diarist, ballet scenarist, illustrator & playwright.
    9. 13. Former professional athlete, actor, director, businessman, investor & politician.
    10. 15. A business magnate who owns more than 400 companies. His first successful business venture was a magazine called Student at age 16.
    11. 17. I will try to make 3 points:
    12. 18. Learning. Breaking. Redefining. Collaborating.
    13. 19. We are re-learning how to make things . We are breaking industrialised innovation . We are redefining media online . Collaboration is necessary.
    14. 20. Why?
    15. 21. Industrialised nations are often industrialised because of manufacturing.
    16. 22. Manufacturing has defined economic growth.
    17. 23. Manufacturing has defined political strength.
    18. 24. Manufacturing became a hobby.
    19. 25. Manufacturing became working class.
    20. 26. What does this have to do with being digital?
    21. 27. Everything.
    22. 28. We are re-learning how to make things & we are learning about ourselves with new technological goggles .
    23. 29. We are re-learning how to make things .
    24. 31. Kickbee sends a tweet when the baby is kicking.
    25. 32. Botanicalls texts you when your plants are thirsty .
    26. 33. Botanicalls texts you when your plants are thirsty .
    27. 34. Bubblino blows bubbles when a hashtag is used.
    28. 35. Electronic component site / community.
    29. 36. Monthly magazine by O’Reilly.
    30. 37. Teaching children how to program with blocks.
    31. 38. Squishy circuits are play doh electronics.
    32. 39. Material resources / community.
    33. 40. Material resources / community.
    34. 41. $600 open source 3D rapid prototyping machine.
    35. 42. £600 open source 3D rapid prototyping machine that makes itself.
    36. 43. Online design / prototyping services.
    37. 44. Data Decs: Christmas tree decorations based on your data.
    38. 47. We are learning about ourselves .
    39. 48. 1990
    40. 49. 1998
    41. 50. 2007
    42. 52. We are using the tools for good .
    43. 53. 1912
    44. 54. 2008
    45. 56. EyeWriter allows this graffiti artist to still work.
    46. 57. Bottom up pharma / medicine.
    47. 58. Sharing your worries.
    48. 59. We are using the tools for strange .
    49. 60. iCat: emotionally responsive robot
    50. 61. Robots are for the army.
    51. 62. Robots are for the home.
    52. 63. Robots are weird.
    53. 64. We are re-learning how to make things. We are breaking industrialisation. We will redefine success .
    54. 65. So maybe…
    55. 66. We will rethink media production. We will look to break corporate silos. We must look for inspiration everywhere. We must redefine what innovation looks like.
    56. 67. Questions? Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino @iotwatch designswarm.com riglondon.com
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