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Unfinished Revolution Human-Centered Computers and What They Can Do for Us

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ISBN-10: 0066620678

ISBN-13: 9780066620671

Edition: 2001

Authors: Michael L. Dertouzos

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This guide is a vision of the next information revolution that challenges everything you think you know about technology. The book outlines five technologies that will help shift the focus of information technology away from machines back to people.
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 1/9/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Why Change
Charting New Terrain
Rise of the Information Marketplace
Integrate Computers into Our Lives
Give Us a Gas Pedal and Steering Wheel
Reach All People
Let's Talk
Elusive Intelligence
Speech and Vision: Different Roles
Let's Talk
Show Me
A New Metaphor
Brain Chips
Do It for Me
The Ascent to Meaning: E-Forms
Meaning on the Web: Metadata
Bring Things under Control
Hundreds of Dumb Servants
Start the Ball Rolling
Automation and Society
Get Me What I Want
Organize or Search?
Discovering What Your Information Means
The Semantic Web Conspiracy
A New Information Model
Call to Action
Help Us Work Together
The Challenge
Messages and Packages
Collaboration Systems
Information Work
Privacy
More Social Consequences
Distance Education
Adapt to Me
A Growing Need
Pushing the OS Upward
Nomadic Software
Applying the New Forces
Health
Commerce
Disaster Control
Medicine in the Bush
Total Financial Services
Play
Sundials
Why These Five Forces?
Dovetailing People with the Forces
Oxygen
Putting It All Together
The Handy 21
The Enviro 21
The N21 Network
Speech
Automation
Individualized Information Access
Collaboration
Customization
The Oxygen Software System
Turning on a Dime
Finishing the Unfinished Revolution
Info Royalty
Global Reach
Monoculture and Overload
The Technology Fountain
No Machines beyond This Point
Greater Humanity?
Beyond the Information Revolution
Index