With the widespread adoption of non-human autonomous agents, we also introduce a new kind of sensory apparatus; one that is entirely different than our own. Just like with biological organisms, autonomous robots can develop a set of perceptual tools that are very specific and tailored to their specific needs.
Louisa Zahareas speculates about how our environment will change to accommodate machine perception. What kinds of opportunities and possible frictions arise from the coexistence of these different perceptual systems and what happens when we share space but have two completely different experiences? How would this affect the way we design those spaces to be more inclusive or exclusive? Could this lead to entirely new design typologies?
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