→ The AniThings

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Summer research project led by Philip Van Allen and sponsored by Nokia’s Research Center, at Art Center College of Design. Paper at the ACM Library: AniThings: Animism and Heterogeneous Multiplicity

[ Summer Research Team: Brooklyn Brown, Hye Mi Kim, Salvador Orara, Bora Shin and me. ]
[ AniThings team: Brooklyn Brown, Hye Mi Kim and me. ]

This highly speculative research project focused on imagining devices that have personalities and a suggestion of an inner life. There are 6 different devices in the system: The Nerd, The Nostalgic, The Neophile, The Needy, and The Networker.