Tassophonics: Nanotechnology as the Magical Unknown
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- Samson A., Andersen K. (2013) Tassophonics: Nanotechnology as the Magical Unknown. In: Marcus A. (eds) Design, User Experience, and Usability. User Experience in Novel Technological Environments. DUXU 2013. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 8014. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
This paper outlines a set of experiments designed to explore how we can embed memories in objects augmented with non-discernable nanotechnological interfaces. It explores whether the object can successfully embody a wish or fear and how the participant experiences living with a physical reminder of these secrets. As such the experiments draw on more traditional paper-prototyping and body-storming techniques. The goal is to assess if the introduction of nanotechnology as a magical unknown can be used to seed and affect our relationships to objects and archived memories.
KeywordsMagical unknown Nanotechnology probe secret desire archaeoacoustics archive performative consultation
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