Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Robovouchers That Get in Your Hair

“ This seems like a potential darkside in waiting. Aside from all the surveillance concerns you've suddenly got objects that can swarm in three dimensions and might get cheap enough for the economics of spam to apply. Never mind walking past a Starbucks gets you a coffee voucher on your phone - we'll just soak the area with robovouchers that'll get in your hair until you buy a cappucino. ”

The design and experience Russell Davies with some vague thoughts on designing behaviour and robospam, and the right-around-the-corner world of robot helpers, or annoyances, as he plays with a Roomba, a Sony Rolly and a good cheap RC helicopter.

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