Reading 2. Julian Bleecker. Design Fiction: A Short Essay on Design, Science, Fact and Fiction. 2009.
– Resistance is Futile: Reading Science Fiction Alongside Ubiquitous Computing.
– Yesterday’s Tomorrows: Notes on Ubiquitous Computing’s dominant vision.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
– Piers Bizony, 2011:Filming the Future, 2000.
The Near Future Laboratory, Slow Messenger, 2010.
Tom Sachs, Space Program, 2007.
Alejandro Tamayo, Fruit Computer, 2009.
Russell Davies, Lyddle End in 2050, 2008.
Sascha Pohflepp, Blind Camera, 2010.
Reading 3. James Auger. Alternative Presents and Speculative Futures. 2010
H.G.Wells. The War of the Worlds.
Steven Spielberg. War of the Worlds (2005).
EDSAC, Cambridge 1949
Apple iMac 2007
Auger-Loizeau, Audio tooth implant, 2001.
Auger-Loizeau, Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots, 2008.
Honda, Asimo robot, 2000.
Westinghouse, Electro, 1939.
Auger-Loizeau, Happylife, 2010.
James Auger, Jimmy Loizeau, Stefan Agamanolis, Iso-phone, 2003.
Auger-Loizeau, Afterlife, 2001.
Reading 1. Bruce Sterling. Design Fiction
Reference to the examples used to the point “the infrastructure of publishing constrains the thinking of writers.”
The Tale of Genji, classic work of Japanese literature written in the early years of the 11th century, around the peak of the Heian period. It is sometimes called the world’s first novel.
The Pillow Book is a book of observations and musings recorded by Sei Shōnagon during her time as court lady to Empress Consort Teishi during the 990s and early 11th century in Heian Japan. The book was completed in the year 1002.