April 13, 2005

Human-machine communication

Watch the movie first.

Then read about Blendie.

And learn about the wider world of Machine Therapy.

Exciting developments from the Media Lab. But I'm afraid that it's all to set you up for when the blender calls you on your cell phone.

[Work by Kelly Dobson.]

[Update: Kerim Friedman makes the connection to a Japanese innovation: the wired kettle, or " i-pot". ]

Posted by Mark Liberman at April 13, 2005 06:49 AM