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Understanding Nexus: Consequences

Daily objects have unrevealed information. We, as consumers in the global world market, do not realise of several influences we produce when acquiring those objects. But, what if we could explore the nexus between...

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Sašo Sedlaček: Beggar Robot

Beggar Robot is constructed entirely from old computer hardware and a few spare parts that can be obtained at almost no cost. The Beggar has access to areas normally off-limits to beggars, such as...

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Ian Pearson: “A Trip to the Future”

Dr. Ian Pearson, Futurologist, Futurizon (CH/UK) takes you on a trip to the future where people use all kinds of new input devices which, connected to the human nervous system, render and record sensations...

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Christa Sommerer: The Art and Science of Interface Design

Prof. Dr. Christa Sommerer, Interface Cultures, Institute for Media, University of Art and Design in Linz (AT) talks during the exhibition finissage about the art and science of interface and interaction design. In this...

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Leo Keller: Web 3.0 and Semantic Web Interfaces

Leo Keller, CEO, Netbreeze (CH) answers questions as to what comes after Web 2.0? Is it the “Semantic Web” or the “Intelligent Web”? Web 3.0  computers should be able to extract meaning and be...

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Moshe Rappoport: IBM Global Innovation and Technology Outlook

Moshe Rappoport, Executive Technology Briefer, IBM Zurich Research Lab (CH) will talk about the significant changes that will take place in the human-computer interface. That will e.g. bring powerful new speech technologies and will...

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Lesung: Alexander Broy – „Die Urlauber“

Der Science-Fiction-Autor Alexander Broy wird in seiner Lesung aus seinem aktuellen Buch: „Die Urlauber“ vorlesen. Der Roman ist nichts für Warmduscher: Sex- und Gewaltszenen werden oftmals detailliert geschildert, Geschmacksgrenzen überschritten. Aber das passt durchaus...

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Gerhard M. Buurman: Intersection between Design, Art and Technology

Prof. Dr. Gerhard M. Buurman, Head of Interaction Design, Zurich University of Arts, Department of Design in Zurich (CH) will outline in his presentation the intersection between technical and artistic positions in design. Where...

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