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

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Tinker.it! at the BFI: Toyhacking

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

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