All of these are facets of the ubiquitous computing author Adam Greenfield calls ” everyware.” In a series of brief, thoughtful meditations. We’re proud to offer a taste of Adam Greenfield’s new book, Everyware. A List Apart is pleased to present the introduction of Everyware: The. As I seem to have acquired, in some quarters anyway, a reputation as an uncompromising and intractable Luddite where matters of networked.

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A brief history, with hopeful branches — Part II: Control also means permitting some introduction of randomness in the service of a defined end. This, to put it mildly, is not the world we live in today. This article needs additional citations for verification. The initial release of Glass, at least, wisely shies away from any attempt to superimpose such overlays, but the issue must be reckoned with at some point if useful augmentive navigational applications are ever to be developed.

What are people saying about the book? Dale Roberts rated it really liked it Oct 12, Nov 09, Bashar Kabbani rated it really liked it. Some of this thinking survives in the form of cross-application commands like Cut, Copy and Paste, but still more of it has seemingly been left by the wayside.

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Nov 27, Doug marked it as to-read. Books by Adam Greenfield.

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By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. The RFID tags now embedded in everything adma credit cards to the family pet. If, as will tend to be the case in Manhattan, you align yourself with the street grid, a phone aimed directly uptown will be oriented at 27 degrees east of due north, at which point Nearest Subway suggests that the 21st Street station is directly ahead of you.

All of these are facets of the ubiquitous computing author Adam Greenfield calls “everyware. Whats driving the emergence of everyware?

The most interesting part of this book was to see how far technology has advanced in those 7 years. Perhaps a less technologically-intensive scenario would be better suited to the phone as platform for augmentation?

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What is being suggested here strikes me as a rather profound misunderstanding of what a city is. This is radical thing to want to do, in both senses of that word. You need to take a subway to get there in the first place.

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See [a later section] on seamfulness. A must-read, not only in terms of ubiquitous computing, but as an examplar of writings on the social use of technology and as a source of potential design principles for Web 2.


Jovany Agathe rated it liked it Greenfie,d 28, Originally published 17 October on my old v I just know, all too well, what happens to nuanced distinctions in the wild.

Everyware: The Dawning Age of Ubiquitous Computing

I should say that Ember is not perfect, either as a product or as a piece of interaction design. Selected pages Page 9. A long walk to the east out leafy Karl-Marx-Allee — Stalinallee, between and — takes you to the greenfieod of the Stasi, the feared secret police of the former East Germany, also open to the public as a museum. All comments here regarding Nearest Subway pertain to v1.

This is an especially important thing to do when consensus might otherwise seal around the essential OKness of something that is really, truly Not OK. But I admire its clarity of purpose, in leveraging a modest deployment of technology to furnish its user with a small but nevertheless genuine everyday pleasure.