FITC Toronto 2014

2014-04-27 00:00:00 2014-04-29 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Toronto 2014 FITC is the intersection between Creative Technologists, Designers, Developers and all-around awesome thinkers from various innovative industries across the globe. They converge every year in Toronto to connect, challenge, inspire, and to experience the cutting edge in design and technology. This year we have 90… Toronto FITC Toronto

Presentation


Overview

Can we use technology to help us be more human? To smile more, to touch and to listen to each other? What if a computer could understand and make decisions about our social relationships better than we could ourselves? Would our interactions be improved by computationally determining what to do and say? What happens if we crowdsource our dating lives and actually find love? Lauren McCarthy describes her attempts to understand these questions through an artistic practice involving hacking, design and self-experimentation.