With our society every growing in the needs of technology, media developers are continually looking at new things to increase the desire for more generative platforms. I thought about this in the lecture, and posed this question to myself. “How long will locked appliances be around for?” I mean it sounds like a stupid question, but think about it, everyone wants their appliance to be multi functional, so is it reasonable to think that in 10 or 20 years we may see toasters with touch screens built in to them or desk fans with speakers casing the base of the turbine. We’ve seen the rapid rise of multi faceted computers, phones and TV’s, so why is it difficult to imagine everyday appliances in the same way. Certainly, there will always be locked appliances, they will never disappear, but will we see one day a change of assertion, from modern day appliances to generative platforms and this change may shape the technological future of our society.
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