Singing the body electric
               Fabio Sergio

                June 2009
social networks
smart cities
internet of things




                     2
3
the body as a terminal
the body as a node
(the body as a conduit)




                          4
ubicomp
6
ubi-conn
Julian Bleeker, 2006




“ We are now in an era
  of pervasive networks
  and are thus more properly
  “in”, not “on” the ...
Timo Arnall, 2008 | www.nearfield.org




                                       9
ubi-comm
co-dependence
Kevin Kelly, “The next 5000 days of the web”, 2008
the body as a terminal




                         12
“A cochlear implant, as it is known,
           would trigger my auditory nerves with 16
         electrodes that snaked i...
the (first) weird question
When will we start to consider
having a face to face conversation
over the phone?
Jawbone | www.jawbone.com




“
Lyric Hearing | www.lyrichearing.com




                 “




Frontiers of Interaction V  Singing the body electric   © ...
ubi.comm +
noise suppression +
           in-ear +
I hear voices: yours
Mac Fuminazu | http://petitinvention.wordpress.com




“




                                                         20
visible, invisible, visible
Wikitude | www.mobilizy.com




“




                                  22
contemplating
your own discomfort




                      23
Ralph Bremenkamp | www.frogdesign.com
William Gibson, Neuromancer, 1984
“Borgs” outside the MIT, circa 1995
Pranav Mistry, 6th Sense, MIT, 2009
the (second) weird question
would you give away an eye,
to have it replaced with a camera?
Rob Spence | www.eyborgblog.com
Rob Spence | www.eyborgblog.com
more contemplation time
Philips Design probe, 2007, SKIN: tattoo
Jim Mielke, sub-dermal bluetooth display, 2008
the body as a node
Google Latitude | www.google.com/latitude
Suunto | www.suunto.com




Frontiers of Interaction V  Singing the body electric   © 2009 frog design. confidential & prop...
Nintendo Wii | www.wii.com
frog design, e-monitors, 2009
Dexcom | www.dexcom.com   www.sixuntilme.com   beclever.wordpress.com
mass-market enablers
are here already
Apple iPhone 3.0 & LifeScan
Lee Maguire, 2009




“ So what happens when
  the device that records
  your medical status
  is also the device
  you us...
your heartbeat becomes
a conversation
one last consideration
one last reference
one last (weird) question
photo: Tony Blay




                   46
that thing absorbing and beaming
bits won’t be a device
you’ll be wearing.
it will be you
“I can see through satellites now”
        Warren Ellis & Adi Granov, Iron Man, 2008
we know how that feels, right?
how quickly is augmented reality
leading us to feel the need
for an augmented body
to fully take advantage of it?
in other words...
would you give an eye
to see through satellites?
fabio.sergio@frogdesign.com
Fabio Sergio (frog design) -  Singing The Body Electric @ Frontiers Of Interaction V, Rome 06-2009
Fabio Sergio (frog design) -  Singing The Body Electric @ Frontiers Of Interaction V, Rome 06-2009
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Keynote by Fabio Sergio, Creative Director at frog design, at Frontiers of Interaction V in Rome. Fabio takes digital interaction physical and discusses how our body will become a terminal and node for communication. "that thing absorbing and beaming bits won’t be a device you’ll be wearing. it will be you".

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  1. 1. Singing the body electric Fabio Sergio June 2009
  2. 2. social networks smart cities internet of things 2
  3. 3. 3
  4. 4. the body as a terminal the body as a node (the body as a conduit) 4
  5. 5. ubicomp
  6. 6. 6
  7. 7. ubi-conn
  8. 8. Julian Bleeker, 2006 “ We are now in an era of pervasive networks and are thus more properly “in”, not “on” the network. Careful choice of prepositions helps to think more clearly about not only the stakes of cohabiting with things within 8
  9. 9. Timo Arnall, 2008 | www.nearfield.org 9
  10. 10. ubi-comm
  11. 11. co-dependence Kevin Kelly, “The next 5000 days of the web”, 2008
  12. 12. the body as a terminal 12
  13. 13. “A cochlear implant, as it is known, would trigger my auditory nerves with 16 electrodes that snaked inside my inner ear.” Michael Chorost, Wired, November 2005 Frontiers of Interaction V  Singing the body electric © 2009 frog design. confidential & proprietary. June 2009 13
  14. 14. the (first) weird question
  15. 15. When will we start to consider having a face to face conversation over the phone?
  16. 16. Jawbone | www.jawbone.com “
  17. 17. Lyric Hearing | www.lyrichearing.com “ Frontiers of Interaction V  Singing the body electric © 2009 frog design. confidential & proprietary. June 2009 17
  18. 18. ubi.comm + noise suppression + in-ear + I hear voices: yours
  19. 19. Mac Fuminazu | http://petitinvention.wordpress.com “ 20
  20. 20. visible, invisible, visible
  21. 21. Wikitude | www.mobilizy.com “ 22
  22. 22. contemplating your own discomfort 23
  23. 23. Ralph Bremenkamp | www.frogdesign.com
  24. 24. William Gibson, Neuromancer, 1984
  25. 25. “Borgs” outside the MIT, circa 1995
  26. 26. Pranav Mistry, 6th Sense, MIT, 2009
  27. 27. the (second) weird question
  28. 28. would you give away an eye, to have it replaced with a camera?
  29. 29. Rob Spence | www.eyborgblog.com
  30. 30. Rob Spence | www.eyborgblog.com
  31. 31. more contemplation time
  32. 32. Philips Design probe, 2007, SKIN: tattoo
  33. 33. Jim Mielke, sub-dermal bluetooth display, 2008
  34. 34. the body as a node
  35. 35. Google Latitude | www.google.com/latitude
  36. 36. Suunto | www.suunto.com Frontiers of Interaction V  Singing the body electric © 2009 frog design. confidential & proprietary. June 2009 37
  37. 37. Nintendo Wii | www.wii.com
  38. 38. frog design, e-monitors, 2009
  39. 39. Dexcom | www.dexcom.com www.sixuntilme.com beclever.wordpress.com
  40. 40. mass-market enablers are here already
  41. 41. Apple iPhone 3.0 & LifeScan
  42. 42. Lee Maguire, 2009 “ So what happens when the device that records your medical status is also the device you use to update your social connections?”
  43. 43. your heartbeat becomes a conversation
  44. 44. one last consideration one last reference one last (weird) question
  45. 45. photo: Tony Blay 46
  46. 46. that thing absorbing and beaming bits won’t be a device you’ll be wearing. it will be you
  47. 47. “I can see through satellites now” Warren Ellis & Adi Granov, Iron Man, 2008
  48. 48. we know how that feels, right?
  49. 49. how quickly is augmented reality leading us to feel the need for an augmented body to fully take advantage of it?
  50. 50. in other words...
  51. 51. would you give an eye to see through satellites?
  52. 52. fabio.sergio@frogdesign.com
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