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From the Minitel to the Nabaztag: lessons from French design icons

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Slides from a talk at ixda interaction 18 in Lyon, France, about the lessons one can derive from exploring past technologies. I took the French context and describe the implications of the Minitel, the Nabaztag,T Teletactica as well as the Jacquard Loom for interaction design nowadays.

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From the Minitel to the Nabaztag: lessons from French design icons

  1. 1. From the Minitel to the Nabaztag lessons from French icons @nicolasnova interaction18, Lyon
  2. 2. CINEMATOGRAPHE
  3. 3. LUMIERE BROTHERS
  4. 4. JACQUARD LOOM (1801)
  5. 5. JACQUARD LOOM (1801)
  6. 6. UPRISING: “REVOLTE DES CANUTS” (1834, 1848)
  7. 7. INTERACTION DESIGN CIRCA 1801?
  8. 8. HOLLERITH TABULATING MACHINE (1890)
  9. 9. IBM PUNCHED CARDS (1964)
  10. 10. 1. IMPORTANCE FOR THE INTERACTION DESIGN COMMUNITY
  11. 11. CURRENT EXHIBIT AT MOMA (NEW YORK CITY)
  12. 12. 2. MEDIA ARCHAEOLOGY (JUSSI PARIKKA)
  13. 13. OTHERGEOMETRICFORMS ARE AD DED TO THE ORIGINALBRICKGIVING ITA DOG- BONE SHAPE <------ - - - - - - - 1990 1991 2006 2010 1983 1994 2006 1996 1996 199019901993 1993 Fragmented 2 prongs pad 1987 1985 1985 1984 1987 1990 1988 1988 1994 1996 1993 1993 1995 1995 1998 2001 2001 2003 2005/7 1993 1994 1998 2001 2003 WITH A 90º ROTATION, THE BRICK PAD BECOMES A 1 PRONG PAD (STANDARD REMOTE CONTROL) The Nintendo Classic Controller Wii is an hybrid between a mask and a dog-bone shape. The Amiga CD 32 controller is the only pad with inverted prongs. Apple’s Pippin controller is the only pad with a boomerang shape. The Nintendo 64 pad is the only pads with 3 prongs. PADS BECOME FULL 3D SHAPED OBJECTS THE PADS FACE BECOMEBIGGERANDTHE PRONGS ARE INTEGRATEDINTHESHAPE ---- ----> T HE BOOMERANGSHAPEDLEADSTO THE AFFIRMATIONOFTWOPRONGS - - - - - ----> - - - - - - THE ORIGINAL BRICK SHAPE IS DISTORTED - - - - - > THE BRICK SHAPE WAS INTENDED FOR A USE ON A TABLE C M Y CM MY CY CMY K wired_def1.pdf 1 16.03.12 20:37
  14. 14. 3. “OTHER DESIGN” (SPHINX STATION, RUSSIA, 1987)
  15. 15. 3. “OTHER DESIGN” (SMAKY MOUSE, SWITZERLAND, 1974)
  16. 16. 3. “OTHER DESIGN” (LOGO TURTLE, S. PAPERT, 1969)
  17. 17. WANDERING THE “MIRROR WORLD” (WILLIAM GIBSON)
  18. 18. ALICE (MATRA/HACHETTE, 1983) - COVER BY MOEBIUS
  19. 19. TO7/70 (THOMSON, 1984)
  20. 20. ALPHA WAVES (INFOGRAMES, 1990)
  21. 21. le minitel
  22. 22. Medium Interactif par Numérisation d’ Information Téléphonique
  23. 23. “LE 11”: PHONE BOOK
  24. 24. NEWS (WITH A GRAPHIC SPIN 😀😀😀)
  25. 25. GAMES, E.G. BATTLESHIPS
  26. 26. GAME DOWNLOADS (DOWNLINKED AT 1200 BIT/S AND UPLINKED AT 75 BIT/S)
  27. 27. BUSINESS (BY DUDES?)
  28. 28. SEX CHATS
  29. 29. (FLORENT DELOISON)
  30. 30. INTERACTION DESIGN PATTERNS
  31. 31. “The right telematics application: 1 does not require any user training or instruction manual. 2 responds to a need and results in a measurable advantage over the mode of communication previously used. 3 never failed to logic 4 has a personality, own brand image 5 has no false leads or dead ends 6 is surprising, however, and lives with time 7 takes into account the user's training level 8 takes into account his/her personality 9 makes more money than it costs 10 makes you want to start again”
  32. 32. teletactica
  33. 33. TELETACTICA
  34. 34. nabaztag
  35. 35. "FIRST CONNECT A RABBIT, THEN CONNECT EVERYTHING ELSE” (RAFI HALADJIAN)
  36. 36. DIGESTING DUCK (JACQUES DE VAUCANSON)
  37. 37. “IT BECOMES REAL BY BEHAVING REAL, BY DEMONSTRATING THE BEHAVIOR OF THINGS THAT ARE REAL” KEVIN SLAVIN
  38. 38. 30% OF THE RABBIT NEVER SHOWED UP ON THE NETWORK (MOTIONLESS INTERFACE)
  39. 39. “Tomorrow: rain” “This party sucks” “Ahem”
  40. 40. a “child star technology”
  41. 41. so? what does it mean nowadays?
  42. 42. FROM JACQUARD LOOM TO PHYSICAL PROGRAMMING (OSMO)
  43. 43. FROM JACQUARD LOOMS TO GOOGLE JACQUARD
  44. 44. “LOW-BANDWIDTH INTERACTION DESIGN”
  45. 45. “LOW-BANDWIDTH INTERACTION DESIGN”
  46. 46. FROM TELETAC TO DYI INTERFACES (VOLUMIQUE)
  47. 47. FROM TELETAC TO DYI INTERFACES (PAPERTRONICS, CHIENPO)
  48. 48. FROM TELETAC TO DYI INTERFACES (NINTENDO)
  49. 49. FROM NABAZTAG TO “CHILI INTERFACES” “Maybe you want chili technology, maybe you actually think that technology is something a bit exciting that should push you a little bit. Not just being in the background and do just what you want to do, but sometimes, come in your life and have a kind of unexpected effect.” Frédéric Kaplan
  50. 50. “History doesn't repeat itself but it often rhymes” as Mark Twain (may have) said
  51. 51. GO READ HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY
  52. 52. GO REVISIT “OLD” MANUALS
  53. 53. GO TO ETHNO/SCI-TECH MUSEUMS
  54. 54. “History doesn't repeat itself but it often rhymes” as Mark Twain (may have) said
  55. 55. MERCI/THANKS TINYLETTER.COM/NICOLASNOVA (IN FRENCH) NICOLAS@NEARFUTURELABORATORY.COM
  56. 56. References Caudwell, K. (2014). Into the Furbyverse: the narrative production of electronic companions, PhD Thesis from Victoria University of Wellington (NZ) Fernaeus, Y., Jonsson, M. & Tholander, J. (2012). Revisiting the Jacquard Loom: Threads of History and Current Patterns in HCI, Proceedings of CHI’2012, Acm. Mailland, J & Driscoll, K. (2017). Minitel. Welcome to the Internet, Cambridge, MIT Press.

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