Habitual Instinct V2
Habitual Instinct explores and challenges the relationship expectations that is held by society and projected onto technological objects. Based upon previous experiences, users interacting with technology can have a certain level of expectation with how technology responds to their interactions. Why is there a particular, or even any anticipated or expected response from these objects to our interactions to begin with? Habitual Instinct helps reveal the complexities of the infrastructure required to sustain the level of connectedness our society is growing accustomed to, touches on the amount of data that can be collected through participation in our virtual or physical realities and hints at a speculative future where technology has started to express a higher level of agency through recent advancements in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning algorithms. Habitual Instinct poses questions about the level of comfort we have during a shift in the control of the privacy of our individual data from the individual to private enterprises and eventually to a digital system completely controlled algorithms and A.I.