index
Adaptive House, 187 n. 8
Aesthetics, 6, 47–48, 91–93, 146, 185
n. 28; home and, 8, 25, 43, 111
Agamben, Giorgio, 148
Aibo, 146
Altair 8800, 68
Althusser, Louis, 114
American dream, 5, 11
American Family, An, 51
American Look, 47
Amusement parks. See Theme parks
Anticipation, 113–14; computers and,
61, 74, 82–84, 182–83 nn. 13–14;
home and, 23, 51, 107, 139; as
scripted, 53–54
Apple, 68, 71–72, 184 n. 22
Appliances, 16–17, 25, 28–37, 81–82,
94, 129–30; coffeemakers, 114,
166–67; kitchen, 3, 15–16, 25–26,
34, 44, 47–49, 87–88, 119–22. See
also Gadgets
Appropriation, 89, 154, 158, 190
nn. 8–9
Architecture, 2, 8, 20, 39, 142
Artificial intelligence, 58, 65–75,
177 n. 2, 182–83 nn. 13–14, 183–84
n. 19, 187 n. 7; in home, 38–39, 51,
56, 119, 128, 145. See also Turing
test
Asimov, Isaac, 56–58, 69
AT&T, 73
Atari, 73
Authenticity, 161
Automation, 17, 55, 66–67, 75, 96,
120, 164; Baudrillard on, 92, 164;
horror and, 105, 111; organization
and, 38, 52, 97
Automobiles, 3, 8, 11, 65–67, 176 n. 15
Aware Home, 128, 187 n. 8
Baby boomers, 39
Banash, David, 52
Baudrillard, Jean, 92, 113, 115–17,
164–65
Beecher, Catharine E., 22–23, 28,
138
Becoming. See Being vs. becoming
Being, 19, 21, 163, 168
Being vs. becoming, 10, 107, 113–14,
117–19, 142, 152, 157, 161; America
and, 5, 7–8, 15
Bel Geddes, Norman, 3
Bell Laboratories, 67–68, 73
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