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Invisible Future The Seamless Integration of Technology into Everyday Life

ISBN-10: 0071382240

ISBN-13: 9780071382243

Edition: 2002

Authors: Peter J. Denning

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An elite group of industry leaders from an assortment of technology-related fields gather together here to speculate about the implications of technology on business, entertainment, science, engineering and education after 2020.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Trade
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Peter J. Denning is Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California.

Note from the Editor
Acknowledgments
Science's Endless Golden Agep. 1
A Compass for Computing's Futurep. 15
Engineering the Oceanp. 27
How Biology Became an Information Sciencep. 43
Flesh and Machinesp. 57
The Surprising Prowess of an Automated Music Composerp. 65
Free Market Electrical Network Managementp. 87
The Computer Revolution Hasn't Happened Yetp. 109
Don't Count Society Outp. 117
Less Is More (More or Less)p. 145
Human-Centered Systemsp. 181
Fine Living in Virtual Realityp. 193
Life After Internetp. 217
One Is Glad to Be of Servicep. 227
Ambient Intelligencep. 235
When Our Environments Become Really Smartp. 251
Somatics in Cyberspacep. 277
When IT Becomes a Professionp. 295
Contributorsp. 327
Additional Essaysp. 341
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