During this episode we'll make our way through the 1950s and touch upon 1960. We'll explore the feverish dreams and high expectations that surrounded the early days of human computer interaction.
What to read:
Norbert Wiener, 1954
J. C. R. Licklider, 1960
How to prepare:
Read the articles in your own time and make some (mental) notes of things that you think are interesting to discuss.
This time we're using an experimental location and we'll try to occupy a few couches in the public parts of the Royal Festival Hall (level 5, blue section near door D see map)