OB.WEB

Object Recognition & Mass Adoption

In the year 2016, 2 billion people will have cameras in their pockets thanks to smart phones. These cameras are only growing more powerful as resolution and the amount of detail the camera can capture heightens. Along with this, the internet connects us to data, what if it could connect us to objects? What happens when these two worlds collide? Obweb is a 2015 trendcast speculating the potential of computer intelligence + objects + humans with pocket cameras. What is the internet with object recognition? What behaviors does it create in communities and networks?

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Done with advising from Chris Novello
For Computer Utopias '15