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Everyware The Dawning Age of Ubiquitous Computing

ISBN-10: 0321384016
ISBN-13: 9780321384010
Edition: 2006
Authors: Adam Greenfield
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Description: Ubiquitous computing, or what the designer/information architect Adam Greenfield calls "Everyware, is an emerging trend just starting to gain attention. It refers to the integration of embedded computing, moving computing off the desktop and out of  More...

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Book details

List price: $34.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: New Riders Publishing
Publication date: 3/10/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Ubiquitous computing, or what the designer/information architect Adam Greenfield calls "Everyware, is an emerging trend just starting to gain attention. It refers to the integration of embedded computing, moving computing off the desktop and out of our conventional idea of "the computer and into everyday aspects of our lives. We are only beginning to see the effects of this technology: in our cameraphones and PDAs, the EZPass that lets us cruise through the tollbooth without stopping, the ID chip that will help let someone return our lost pets, the iris scanner that admits us to high-security areas, our automobiles' GPS systems that keep us on course. In this book, Greenfield explores the technologies, practices, innovations, and policies that combine to create this environment where nearly every object is enabled with surprising new properties, allowing people to move around and interact with computers more naturally than they currently do. He explains not only what things like RFID (radio-frequency ID) chips, Ipv6, ultra-wideband networking, and heads-up displays are, but where they've come from and how they fit into the everyware puzzle. He also touches on the cultural roots of ubiquitous computing, proposes design and ethical principles for those working in the field, and opens our eyes to the implications of exchanging privacy for convenience. For a thought-provoking discussion on how ubiquitous computing is already transforming the way we live, this is the place to turn.

Adam Greenfield is principal of the New York design consultancy Studies and Observations Group. Prior to that he served as lead information architect for both Jeffrey Zeldmanrsquo;s Happy Cog Studios and Razorfish. His Web site, v-2.org, has been nominated for a Chrysler Design Award.

What is everyware?
How is everyware different from what we're used to?
What's driving the emergence of everyware?
What are the issues we need to be aware of?
Who gets to determine the shape of everyware?
When do we need to begin preparing for everyware?
How might we safeguard our prerogatives in an everyware world?

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