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Sustainability for pleasure? October 25, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — rachelboswell @ 7:39 pm

Yes, sustainability for PLEASURE. Sustainability without sacrifice, that is what our team has been working to develop. We want our final project to make people feel good, to catalyze relationships between people and objects, and to encourage emotional attachments, especially positive ones.

Here are some images I came across that describe the kind of relationship between humand technology that we are trying to achieve:

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http://accuracyandaesthetics.com/74

tmsuk_shopper.jpg

http://www.slipperybrick.com/2008/07/remote-control-robot-shops-for-the-elderly/

bots-n-babes2

http://www.suicidebots.com/2006/12/26/hot-chicks-with-robots/

irobot-connectr

http://techgadgetsinfo.blogspot.com/2007_09_01_archive.html

robot

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=could-robots-become-your

So hopefully that gives you all an idea of what we are after. Tonight we are meeting to do a modeling brainstorming session to start to visualize our 2D ideas. More on that later, but I think we are off to a fantastic start.

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