Exploring the near future of smart technology
In the year 2025...
These creations by Sherpa's artist in residence TIjmen Schep explore what it could be like to live in a world full of 'Smart Information Systems' (such as AI and big data).
This reality is closer than you may think.
Sherpa Smart Guns
What if your water gun could only shoot shoot young people? Or only sad people? Or only women?
This water gun has a built in camera and facial detection software. You can only pull the trigger if a certain demographic is in front of the barrel.
Technology optimism quiz
To understand ethics, you have to understand yourself. This quiz confronts you with your own deeply held beliefs about technology.
A privacy friendly smart home
Our homes, and the places we visit, are increasingly filled with 'Smart Information Systems'. What could thse places look like if we made privacy by design the top priority?
Opinions and updates
“That smart water gun is a terrible idea!”