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Hack you:

The body as the next interface frontier

Andy Goodman Marco Righetto


A brief and inaccurate history of the manmachine interface


Jacquard loom 1801


Colossus valve computer 1943


FORTRAN punch card 1953


Rand Tablet 1961


Fairlight CMI lightpen 1979


MS-DOS 1980


Xerox PARC "mice" 1981


Macintosh GUI 1984


iPhone touchscreen 2007


Kinect 2009


Siri 2011


Sensors: A language of gestures / A Predictive World


Facial recognition in Japanese vending machines


McDonalds car database


Where next?


Embedded tech in our bodies


Expressions and micro-gestures A new interaction language will be required

Select Move Forward Back Undo Yes No

Public vs Outward vs

Private Inward

Grab Slide palm Pull closer Push away Facepalm Nod Shake

Stare at object Slide tongue sideways Tongue touches front tooth Tongue touches back tooth Purse lips Smile Frown


Programmable matter


“Nano synbionts” Synthetic symbiotic organisms


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Hack you: The body as the next interface frontier  

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