The sixth sense

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Die Grünen hybrider Kongress 2021

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Talk at BESIG 2021 for Cornelsen

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MIT’s Pattie Maes presents Pranav Mistry’s Sixth Sense, a wearable device that enables new interactions between the real world and the world of data. The geniuses at MIT have turned your hand into a computer interface. Do I want to read the tags from someone’s blog projected onto that person? Well, no, not really. Like Minority Report, indeed. The information design and management and data security implications of this work in progress are really astounding. Information being universally accessible is nothing new, but it’s becoming more and more visible. The quantity changes the quality – especially when it becomes completely portable and affordable!


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