By Brian David Johnson
When businesses advance a brand new expertise, do they ask the way it may impact the folk who will truly use it? That, roughly, sums up Brian David Johnson’s tasks as Intel’s futurist-in-residence. during this attention-grabbing booklet, Johnson offers a set of technology fiction prototyping tales that try and solution the question.
These tales concentrate on an analogous topic: scientists and thinkers exploring own robotics as a brand new type of man made intelligence. This isn’t fanciful hypothesis. Johnson’s tales are in keeping with Intel’s futurecasting study, which makes use of ethnographic box reviews, know-how examine, pattern information, and technological know-how fiction to improve a practical imaginative and prescient of customers and computing. twenty first Century robotic provides technological know-how fiction designed to result in technological know-how fact.
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From this distance, they could monitor the health of the Fab 5 to make sure it was back in order. The screens were alive with video feeds and data. ” Yu watched the data. Egerton watched the single feed coming from the HCI lab. Jimmy stood nervously by his side, worried about getting stepped on. He stuck close to Egerton’s leg. “Locked and steady,” Randall said. He popped out of his chair and floated over to watch the show. ” “Right on schedule,” Yu said to herself. Egerton glanced down at Jimmy, then returned his tense gaze to Little Ling’s video feed.
We’re all just curious. ” Egerton wasn’t listening to Shanwei. “Why would he do this? It’s like he wanted to melt everything…” Realizing Egerton was in his own world, Shanwei turned and left the lab. Egerton never looked up from the bot. ” Yu asked as they watched the shuttle carrying the new robots dock with the station. ” Egerton asked. “One of my subs told me,” Yu replied. “He says that you said the bot killed itself. ” Egerton was amazed at the delicate ballet between the massive shuttle and the even more massive station.
Randall looked down at Jimmy. ” Egerton watched Little Ling sitting still, waiting for something to do. “So Jimmy, tell me,” Randall said, “how’s Little Ling doing? ” Jimmy looked up at the tall man and replied, “She’s okay. ” | 3 Design In this chapter we’ll meet the person who first designed Jimmy, illustrator Sandy Winkelman. He tells us about his inspiration and who he hoped Jimmy would be. Then we talk with designer Wayne Losey, who brought Jimmy into the physical world. Using computer design tools and 3D printing technology, Jimmy was printed in multiple sizes.
21st Century Robot: The Dr. Simon Egerton Stories by Brian David Johnson