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New Work

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Presentation to Hyper Island Master Class October 5th 2011.

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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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