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In researching various things for my thesis, I ran across this tidbit. I think it’s from Rheingold’s Smart Mobs, but I’ve been through so many books the last few days I can’t put my finger on it.
Anyways. This comes from the middle of a discussion about ubiquitous computing and the idea of phicons.
“The Media Lab [...]
For our Tangible User Interfaces seminar this week (in between building code for the Dynamic Rehearsals project), I read some of the most well-known texts on Ubiquitous Computing: The Computer for the 21st Century (Mark Weiser) and Tangible Bits: Towards Seamless Interfaces between People, bits, and Atoms (Ishii and Ullmer).
Weiser’s paper, published in 1991, describes [...]