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-===== Manus Et Machina ===== 
-Engineering Design Studio (A5, 015)\\ 
-Sunday, October 29, 2017, 9:00 am – 11:40 am  
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-====Prelude ==== 
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-  * Checking attendance 
-  * Visit of //Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre// (Wed, Nov. 8) 
-  * Update on the [[mm17_fieldtrip|field trip to RAK and Sharjah (Fr+Sat, Nov. 10.+11.)]] 
-  * Opening of Louvre Abu Dhabi on November 11th ("Jean Nouvel'​s approach to architecture"​ article in identity, issue 169 Oct 2017) 
-  * Who would like to go to Dubai Design Week? (Nov. 13-18) 
-  * [[https://​www.facebook.com/​EconomicTimes/​videos/​10154947908812694/​|Saudi Arabia gives citizenship to a robot]] (thx, Raitis) 
 ==== Case-Study presentations ==== ==== Case-Study presentations ====
  
-| 13 | Mind Hacks                                                               ​|TUE, 10-29-17 ​  ​| Vitoria ​ | +|12|The Gestalt Principles ​ |TUE, 10-29-17 ​ |Grace ​ | 
-| 14 | The Zoetrope ​                                                            ​|TUE, 10-29-17 ​  ​| Junior ​ |+|13|Mind Hacks  |TUE, 10-29-17 ​ |Vitoria ​ | 
 +|14|The Zoetrope ​ |TUE, 10-29-17 ​ |Junior ​ |
  
-  * Hack 11. Why People Don't Work Like Elevator Buttons ​=> Explain Pieron'​s Law +  * Hack 11. Why People Don't Work Like Elevator Buttons ​⇒ Explain Pieron'​s Law 
-  * Hack 12. Build Your Own Sensory Homunculus ​=> Run the [[http://​www.sis.uta.fi/​~csjaha/​homunculus.html|java applet]] and explain what you see. Class experiment: Let's do Hack 12+  * Hack 12. Build Your Own Sensory Homunculus ​⇒ Run the [[http://​www.sis.uta.fi/​~csjaha/​homunculus.html|java applet]] and explain what you see. Class experiment: Let's do Hack 12
   * Sony Bravia Motion flow TV's promotion. A [[https://​vimeo.com/​3349656|Zoetrope]] that was verified by Guinness World Records Book as the largest zoetrope.   * Sony Bravia Motion flow TV's promotion. A [[https://​vimeo.com/​3349656|Zoetrope]] that was verified by Guinness World Records Book as the largest zoetrope.
  
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 === Reading Assignment === === Reading Assignment ===
  
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-In his book //What Technology Wants// Kevin Kelly describes technology as a natural system – an extension of biological evolution. By mapping the behavior of life, we paradoxically get a glimpse at where technology is headed – or "what it //​probably//​ wants"​. ​+In his book //What Technology Wants// ​ Kevin Kelly describes technology as a natural system – an extension of biological evolution. By mapping the behavior of life, we paradoxically get a glimpse at where technology is headed – or "what it //​probably// ​ wants"​.
  
   * **Chapter 2: Inventing Ourselves**   * **Chapter 2: Inventing Ourselves**
-    ​* What changed life substantially?​ +      ​* What changed life substantially?​ 
-    * Please describe how Kelly retraces the development of the last 50.000 years… +      * Please describe how Kelly retraces the development of the last 50.000 years… 
-    * Following John Neumann'​s determination about an evolution of technology: What will be the problems of the future?+      * Following John Neumann'​s determination about an evolution of technology: What will be the problems of the future?
   * **Chapter 3: History of Seven Kingdom**   * **Chapter 3: History of Seven Kingdom**
-    ​* What is meant with the term //​Technium//?​+      ​* What is meant with the term //​Technium//?​ 
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