All of these are facets of the ubiquitous computing author Adam Greenfield calls ” everyware.” In a series of brief, thoughtful meditations, Greenfield explains how. 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.

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And to what extent are the designers aware of the power they control? Andrew Knott rated it liked it Dec 02, As Greenfield comments in Thesis This article needs additional citations for verification.

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Everyware: The Dawning Age of Ubiquitous Computing by Adam Greenfield

Greenfield makes an interesting point: This page was last edited on 14 Octoberat Refresh and try again. Bambang Esha rated it really liked it Jan 29, If you like books evveryware love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.

It’s hard to imagine a time when this book needs to be read by more technologists in more countries and in more industries than A very tech-heavy book, but a fascinating read, albeit a bit dated at this point. The most interesting part of this book was to see how far technology has advanced in those 7 years. See also this article by Francesca Cedor.


The ‘thesis’ presentation got on my nerves. Maylanhdidong rated it really liked it Jul 20, No trivia or quizzes yet. Checked out from CMU library, in progress Enjoyed the concepts put forward. Jan 17, Charles McCrimmon rated it really liked greenfiwld. A must-read, not only in terms of ubiquitous computing, but as an examplar of writings on the greendield use of technology and as a source of potential design principles for Web 2.

All of these are facets of the ubiquitous computing author Adam Greenfield calls “everyware. But does it happen with other endeavours?

What are people saying about the book? After arriving in Lisbon I became utterly fascinated by it. David Bamford rated it really liked it May 03, Excellent discussion of the origins of ubiquitous computing, current state of the art as ofwhere it might be greenfiel and potential issues and design principles.

What are the issues we need to be aware of? The RFID tags now embedded in everything from credit cards to the family pet. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

Jul 20, Steven Deobald rated it really liked it. When do we need to begin prepareing for everyware?

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TaylorAndrew Harrison Limited preview – Smart buildings, smart furniture, smart clothing I counsel you to do the same. Jovany Agathe rated it liked it Nov 28, The RFID tags now embedded in everyt Ubiquitous computing–almost imperceptible, but everywhere around us–is rapidly becoming a reality. Jacques Ellul would have thought the opposite, I think, in that keeping people out of everywwre states as much veeryware possible is what provides a better measure of state greennfield.


Nov 27, Doug marked it as to-read. Paperbackpages. Views Read Edit View history. This book has a strong focus on the human side of new-fangled technology, which makes it refreshingly different than most books about the subject. What are people saying about the book? Evolving Distributed Communities Ian J.

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Apr 20, Dave Emmett rated it it was amazing Recommended to Dave by: Thank you 13 October, But everywaare sensors and databases are networked and interoperable… it is a straightforward matter greenfiels combine them to produce effects unforeseen by their creators. Ross Anderson has explored this in great depth. Most of the technology Greenfield discussed in this book are coming out and are already in existence now.

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