Monthly Archives: October 2015

1a. The organic movement and the great transistion | The Anthropocene

According to Dr Chris Reidy (2015) the great transition will emerge as a sudden awakening from a series of major crisis, which translates as inspiration for the mass to get creative, become proactive, collaborative and cooperative towards a sustainable future or what we call the great transition. From The Usborne Book of the Future (1979) […]

1C | SWALLOWABLE? | EXTENDING SCENARIO DESIGN

Our scenario visualisation of 2050 forecasts the seamless integration of nanotechnology into human biological systems – life becomes smooth, personalised and unhindered. The physicality of technology is no longer felt. Having progressed exponentially since the Great Acceleration, will the alteration of our biological make up and its associated processes be accepted as naturally as our […]

1B | INTO THE HUMAN SYSTEM | PRIMARY RESEARCH

At For Selfish Eggs, we speculate about future technologies that extend human capabilities, improving our standard of living. I talked to Raymond Hayler, a final year medical science student at UNSW majoring in physiology, about where he sees technology moving in the future and whether artificially generating bodily systems will be possible. In your field […]

1A | US, TECHNOLOGY AND THE ANTHROPOCENE | THE ANTHROPOCENE

The Anthropocene is described as the time that humans have been on Earth, categorised by our rapid industrial development through which the biosphere drastically changed. Motivated by self-interests, the declining state of our environment continues, generating a hope that the future will not be bleak as forecasted. We, as a whole, have fallen into the […]

Iterations

Prototype 1 : Edible Our initial idea that sparked our prototyping emerged from our research of edible products that can be consumed as a seamless object. We had an an idea of creating edible pills that open up the full percentage of your brain for memory optimisation to enable data recollection for patients suffering from […]

1b. Technology within Optometry – Interview with Chloe Chan

As new advancements in technology surface, we are forced to evaluate our current modes of practice, as well as realigning our relationship and understanding of the effects they pose.  I  recently had an opportunity to talk to Chloe Chan, a second year Optometry and Science student, and gain  insight into her perspective on past, present, […]

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