Advanced seminar in Media Technology
Kia Höök: Altered Relationships to Autonomous Systems: somatic symbiosis, correspondence, alterity, or monster?
Kia Höök is professor of Interaction Design at KTH , the former director of the Mobile life center, and one of the most influential scholars in the area Soma Design. Her research interests include ”affective interaction, somaesthetic design, internet of things and anything that makes life with technology more meaningful, enjoyable, creative and aesthetically appealing”.
The starting point for this presentation is her latest research project where she investigates how drones affect the people they interact with, and the implications for practical ethics in everyday life and how humans relate to one another.