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Michell Zappa
Solving problemsthat don’t (yet) exist.
GPS
GPS
1             2            33 days of content uploaded every minute.
TECHNOLOGICAL IMPERATIVESInherence       Efficiency   Complexity   Inevitability
INHERENCETechnology wants to be part of us.
Anything useful that“ we make is technology.                                    — Kevin Kelly                 Founding exe...
EFFICIENCYTechnology wants to be faster.
COST       SPEED
20122008       CPU × FSB   RAM   SSD   Mbps
COMPLEXITYTechnology creates itself out of itself.
802.11                NiMH                 Kernel                    A-GPS                  Touchscreens            Gyrosc...
802.11              NiMH                Kernel               A-GPS               Touchscreens          Gyrosco      Video ...
INEVITABILITYIf it is possible, it is necessary.
AI                      Biotech           ManufacturingNanotech                   Ubicomp
“SCI-FI SCAFFOLDING”
Faces & smiles
UbiquityFacial recognitionObject recognitionComputation
“UBICAM”
Knows where you areKnows who you are withKnows what to focus onKnows what matters to youRecords & publishes automatically.
“UBICAM”
“UBICAM”
“UBICAM”
UbiquityFacial recognitionObject recognitionComputation
#1: “BUILT IN TIME”
CONTOUR CRAFTING
REPRAP
PARAMETRIC DESIGN
PARAMETRIC DESIGN
PARAMETRIC DESIGN
PARAMETRIC DESIGN
Built rapidlyAdapted to the terrainAutonomouslyDistributed
#2: “EXTENDED SENSES”
Cognitive Threat Warning System
Mind-reading neuroprostheticsMicroscopic flying robotsCognitive threat identification
#3: “DIY ARMY”
DIY weaponsDIY dronesDIY surveillanceAnonymous transactions
#1: “BUILT IN TIME”#2: “EXTENDED SENSES”#3: “DIY ARMY”
Solving problemsthat don’t (yet) exist.
Thank you.  envisioningtech.com @envisioningtech
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  1. 1. Michell Zappa
  2. 2. Solving problemsthat don’t (yet) exist.
  3. 3. GPS
  4. 4. GPS
  5. 5. 1 2 33 days of content uploaded every minute.
  6. 6. TECHNOLOGICAL IMPERATIVESInherence Efficiency Complexity Inevitability
  7. 7. INHERENCETechnology wants to be part of us.
  8. 8. Anything useful that“ we make is technology. — Kevin Kelly Founding executive editor, WIRED Magazine
  9. 9. EFFICIENCYTechnology wants to be faster.
  10. 10. COST SPEED
  11. 11. 20122008 CPU × FSB RAM SSD Mbps
  12. 12. COMPLEXITYTechnology creates itself out of itself.
  13. 13. 802.11 NiMH Kernel A-GPS Touchscreens Gyrosco Video camera RAM Proximity sensor EDGE TriangulationLightning USB TCP/IP Cloud GSM CDMA Video camera Li-Ion App store Social networking LTELED MMS IPS SIM NFC Gestures SMS TFT-LCD Bluetooth LCD HSDPAGlonass Internet Compass Multi-touch QWERTY GUI XMPP GPS Email LED Wi-Fi
  14. 14. 802.11 NiMH Kernel A-GPS Touchscreens Gyrosco Video camera RAM Proximity sensor EDGE Triangulation Lightning USB TCP/IP Cloud GSM CDMA Video camera Li-Ion App store Social networking LTELED MMS IPS SIM NFC Gestures SMS TFT-LCD Bluetooth LCD HSDPAGlonass Internet Compass Multi-touch QWERTY GUI XMPP GPS Email LED Wi-Fi
  15. 15. INEVITABILITYIf it is possible, it is necessary.
  16. 16. AI Biotech ManufacturingNanotech Ubicomp
  17. 17. “SCI-FI SCAFFOLDING”
  18. 18. Faces & smiles
  19. 19. UbiquityFacial recognitionObject recognitionComputation
  20. 20. “UBICAM”
  21. 21. Knows where you areKnows who you are withKnows what to focus onKnows what matters to youRecords & publishes automatically.
  22. 22. “UBICAM”
  23. 23. “UBICAM”
  24. 24. “UBICAM”
  25. 25. UbiquityFacial recognitionObject recognitionComputation
  26. 26. #1: “BUILT IN TIME”
  27. 27. CONTOUR CRAFTING
  28. 28. REPRAP
  29. 29. PARAMETRIC DESIGN
  30. 30. PARAMETRIC DESIGN
  31. 31. PARAMETRIC DESIGN
  32. 32. PARAMETRIC DESIGN
  33. 33. Built rapidlyAdapted to the terrainAutonomouslyDistributed
  34. 34. #2: “EXTENDED SENSES”
  35. 35. Cognitive Threat Warning System
  36. 36. Mind-reading neuroprostheticsMicroscopic flying robotsCognitive threat identification
  37. 37. #3: “DIY ARMY”
  38. 38. DIY weaponsDIY dronesDIY surveillanceAnonymous transactions
  39. 39. #1: “BUILT IN TIME”#2: “EXTENDED SENSES”#3: “DIY ARMY”
  40. 40. Solving problemsthat don’t (yet) exist.
  41. 41. Thank you. envisioningtech.com @envisioningtech
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