INSPIRING FUTURES

Space, place and memory prosthetics.

Turner, Phil (2008) Space, place and memory prosthetics. In: Exploration of Space, Technology and Spatiality: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Idea Press, pp. 183-195. ISBN 9781605660219

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Recent years have witnessed a number of initiatives to develop technology (“memory prosthetics”) to enhance and extend human memory. Typical of these is “Memories for Life,” which is one of the Grand Challenges in Computing identified by the British Computer Society in 2004. So far, the emphasis has been on the development of psychologically informed technology. This chapter, in contrast, proposes a conceptual framework based on the Heideggerian concepts of being-with and being-in for the development of such technology.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9781605660219
Uncontrolled Keywords: memory prosthetics; Heidegger; being-in; being-with; Memories-for-life;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 004 Data processing & computer science
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 3692
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2010 15:01
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2013 15:53
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3692

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