Tinker.it! at the BFI: Toyhacking

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Talk given by Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, CEO and Co-Founder of Tinker.it! at the BFI on toy hacking, as part of onedotzero's Adventures in Motion 2008

Talk given by Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, CEO and Co-Founder of Tinker.it! at the BFI on toy hacking, as part of onedotzero's Adventures in Motion 2008

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  • 1. Not all fun and games Some thoughts on toy hacking Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino CEO and Co-Founder of Tinker.it!
  • 2. toys
  • 3. play fun games amusement enjoyment
  • 4. kids teenagers adults elderly
  • 5. playground for the elderly in Manchester, 2008 Brain Age, Nintendo, 2005 Aibo, Sony, 1999
  • 6. alone together
  • 7. no tech high tech
  • 8. hacking
  • 9. toy hacking
  • 10. technology for subversion
  • 11. technology for nostalgia
  • 12. technology for progress
  • 13. samples
  • 14. Circuit bent Furby Saul Mendel
  • 15. Modified toy orchestra Brian Duffy
  • 16. Low tech sensors and actuators Usman Haque & Adam Somlai Fisher
  • 17. Reconfigurable House Usman Haque & Adam Somlai Fisher
  • 18. OSCON 2007
  • 19. Vbird, Hackers Camp, Mediamatic, 2008
  • 20. Hacking the Wiimote Johnny Lee Chung, Carnegie Mellon
  • 21. Toy Hacking workshop, Tinker.it!, 2008
  • 22. product design
  • 23. The Hungries Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino Alejandro Zamudio Sanchèz & Dana Gordon
  • 24. Singing Sock Puppets Matthew Irvine Brown
  • 25. Needies, 2005
  • 26. Xblocks, 2006
  • 27. Giraffe vs Monkey, IDII, 2006
  • 28. cheating?
  • 29. Thanks http://www.tinker.it info@tinker.it