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|Title: ||Rockefeller New Media Foundation Proposal|
|Authors: ||Stevenson, Vance|
|Issue Date: ||13-Dec-2006|
|Abstract: ||The proposed installation will consist of a set pseudo- living objects, each
capable of interacting with both each other and the viewer. These objects will be
identical and consist of both sensors and speakers enclosed in a ball-like form
with a wire umbilical cord to a central controlling computer.
The objects will communicate with an ever evolving language that is
diverted from the sounds the surrounding objects make and the sounds of the
gallery itself. The objects will be able to be "taught" by people directly interacting
with them. This will create a "language" that will build from day to day, with a
continually changing set of phonemes and sounds diverted from the real world.
Each object will develop a personality that will determine how it deals with
both input and interaction. Factors that will influence the development of the
personality include time of day / routine, type and frequency of interactions, and
the personality of the surrounding objects.|
|Appears in Collections:||Stevenson, Vance|
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