Steve Mann's Keynote Address at the McLuhan Symposium on Culture and Technology, Friday October 23 from 4:00 - 5:30

I AM A CAMERA: Humanistic Intelligence...

Historical Overview/Context

There is so much material, in a complicated web of interconnected links, that the only way to really organize it seems to be chronologically

Thus I'll start with a short chronology from my early visions and embodiments of WearComp (wearable computer) and WearCam (wearable camera) in the 1970s to where we are today.

Looking 20 years back (in Canada in the 1970s)

Looking 10 years back (in Canada in the 1980s)

Recent past (in the United States in the 1990s)

Present (in Canada, 1997, 1998)