Fictional devices born out of the commodification of sleep
Category: Interfacing Anything, Anyone, and Everything
Digital interfaces occupy a special place in how we interact with the world. If we stop for a moment and pay attention, many interactions between elements of our everyday life are mediated through some sort of digital medium. Not just the obvious ones, like sending a message to someone, but also our bodies, thoughts, the information we produce when we walk, eat, sleep, the environment that surrounds us, the machines in it, the lights in the sky — everything is sifted through various computational instruments, digested into data, and transformed into whatever suits our needs. And so, how do we imagine new ways of interfacing? And are there still any uncharted territories we have yet to turn into data?