Precedent Analysis

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Industry

I’m should receive a Myo developer kit from Thalmic Labs this week. I’m interested in exploring the capabilities of this input device. Gestural controls have interested me for some time. Beyond their ability to allow more natural motion to control a computer, they bring

I am interested in the social and psychological implications of the added physicality they enable in our interaction with computers. In particular, Keeping Together in Time: Dance and Drill in Human History by William McNeil and Interaction Ritual Chains by Randall Collins come to mind. Both works discuss the role of rhythmic movement in creating solidarity in small groups.

 

Academia

1) Keeping Together in Time: Dance and Drill in Human History by William McNeil

www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674502307

2) Randall Collins: Interaction Ritual Chains (2004)

Book Review: www.cjsonline.ca/reviews/interactionritual.html

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3) World Kit by Chris www.chrisharrison.net/index.php/Research/WorldKit

 

Art

www.creativereview.co.uk/cr-blog/2008/april/interactive-art-gallery-for-international-train-travellers

 

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