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Everyware: The Dawning Age of Ubiquitous Computing by Adam Greenfield

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Everyware is information processing embedded in the objects and surfaces of everyday life.

Part of what the everyware paradigm implies is that most of the functionality we now associate with these boxes on our desks, these slabs that warm our laps, will be dispersed into both the built environment and the wide variety of everyday objects we typically use there.

Many such objects are already invested with processing power—most contemporary cameras, watches, and phones, to name the most obvious examples, contain microcontrollers. But we understand these things to be technical, and if they have so far rarely participated in the larger ...

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