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A cognitive vernacular for the internet of things?

Buzzo, Daniel



Rufus Adebayo

Ismail Farouk

Steve Jones

Maleshoane Rapeane-Mathonsi


As the spread of engineer culture is embossed upon the minds of those increasingly ordering and interacting with their lives and that of the lives of others (for the current zeitgeist of technology is to mediate and interpose in rather than directly enable commu-nication between people) the world is walking to the beat of a new drum of cognitive hegemony.

Just as there is a vernacular in architecture, an awareness of the value of difference, locality and diversity in our shaping of our physical world. This paper proposes I that we can look to a future we would like, that we may prefer, that we may want to have the option to choose for our future environments. That we can con-ceive of a vernacular for the interaction design of the future of smart objects.

Presentation Conference Type Conference Paper (unpublished)
Conference Name International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) 2018
Start Date Jun 23, 2018
End Date Jun 30, 2018
Acceptance Date Jun 23, 2018
Deposit Date Jan 16, 2019
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Pages 374
ISBN 9780620803328
Public URL
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Additional Information Title of Conference or Conference Proceedings : International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) 2018
Contract Date Jan 16, 2019