Get this mess out of the media
Hello, I went to a design conference last week in Delft (which is lovely). One of the talks was on the complexity that can emerge between smart objects in the home with different intentions and real-time processing (quote: “I wouldn’t accept that behaviour from a coffee machine!“). The team had tried to understand the behaviours by paying actors to act them out. Not directly about platforms, but it was a reminder that the more things get automated, the more complicated they get, not just on their own terms, but between each other. We need to prioritise how we are going to understand that interplay when it’s, you know, all of society getting automated.
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