The Playful World: Interactive Toys and the Future of Imagination (19 Jan 2001)
In today's world of rapid technological change, the entertainment and toy industries are often implementing technology for mass consumption that was cutting-edge research only months earlier. The most radical new ways of living in the future may be arriving in our homes today in the guise of children's toys, such as the insanely popular Furby or the revolutionary LEGO Mindstorms. This talk examines this phenomenon by going behind the scenes at the crossroads of high technology and popular culture.
Article URL: http://hci.stanford.edu/seminar/abstracts/00-01/010119-pesce.html
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