Great project addressing important questions from Diarmuld Farrell on vimeo:
For this projects I wanted to explore what it would be like to make technology and nature be codependent in a household. Due to the rise of smart devices in the home such as Amazon echos, or google home talking to and interacting with technology like a human is more and more becoming the norm as AI and voice recognition software becomes more and more advanced. However I believe there is something deeply lacking in how we currently interact with and treat these objects, these objects are supposed to be treated as humans and members of the family however they are treated simply as tools there is no symbiosis between home device and human the relationship is purely for the benefit of the human.
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