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dc.contributor.authorThompson, Stephen
dc.identifier.citationVolume 22, Number 1en
dc.identifier.issn0951-5666 (Print)
dc.identifier.issn1435-5655 (Online)
dc.description.abstractThe author argues that the notion of wearable technology betrays a materialistic approach to design that constrains the construction of a means to fully facilitate the functionality of technology. It is argued that by taking the view that technology can be considered an extensive form of humanity a space can be opened for designers to explore how the body can be considered an architecture for facilitating consciousness and technology a means of distributing consciousness by means of an extended body. The author - by sketching out a new design territory calling into question some current approaches to usability - intends to provoke thought rather than to provide answers.en
dc.publisherSpringer Londonen
dc.subjectCritical Vocabulariesen
dc.subjectIndustrial Designen
dc.titleMind the Gap: Technology as somaen

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