Kitchen Budapest, July 7-9, 2010
RFID is part of the ecology of IPV6, barcodes and all kinds of identification which enable the linking up of people, things and the environment.
If we look at it from our analogue point of view and in our current economic and democratic systems of fear, crisis and control it does not show great promise for more balance, more joy or more happiness. However, if we are able to look beyond ourselves, the real profit may lie in getting to know ourselves, our friends and our enemies better and being able to fully live up to our potential by making everything a bit more transparent.
Rob van Kranenburg and Pawel Pokutycki, the top chefs of the workshop kitchen, will cook a delicious radioactive soup tastefully tagged with the sweet flavour of do-it-yourself electronics and spime spices. Fresh food for thought, unforgettable recipes and the best ingredients served straight onto the plates of hungry creatives.
Rob van Kranenburg (NL/BE) is an innovation and media theorist involved with negotiation strategies for new technologies and artistic practice, predominantly ubiquitous computing and RFID, the relationship between the formal and informal in cultural and economic policy, and the requirements for a sustainable cultural economy. He wrote ‘The Internet of Things’ and co-organized the DIFR network in the Netherlands. He founded Council, a thinktank for the Internet of Things. He works one day a week for the Ambient... Read more