Choicelessness

Fog of More

Posted in architecture, technology by johnsnavely on August 24, 2010

Keiichi Matsuda, a student at Bartlett School of Architecture, has produced a set of slick visuals.

The in-air displays and gestures reminded me of this video, which is an interesting study of what your hands are doing when you read a book, minus the book: http://vimeo.com/7338692

This stuff seems a little far-fetched, but with a small, portable Kinect and some display glasses or contact lenses, it’s not that far off.

Heck, Pranav Minstry is doing it right now with a webcam and a pico-projector:

The strange part about these scenarios is the disappearance of physical objects, which I question. What would we covet and conspicuously consume? User Interface Designs? That doesn’t quite make sense.

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