AR for a critical “how to manual”
If one major use of AR so far has been in creating how-to’s, particularly highly technical (or military) how to’s…
(This is less advanced, but you can see more of the interface:)
…then, why not play the idea of an AR how-to that asks us to think about our world differently. Our set-up involves virtual touch. What does it mean to virtually touch something?
I am considering themes:
how to perform…
freedom (of speech)
In just the last week we’ve seen these performed with
football helmets, cameras, posters and sharpies, hand-holding, black clothing, poetry (Claudia Rankine’s “Citizen,”), not to mention horrible violence.
Thinking about how-to’s:
Then there are survival guides:
Also thinking about James Pierce’s work on designing resistant interactions (having just seen his thesis presentation last week). And the instruction manual that accompanied the Obscura 1C Digital Camera: