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Everyware: The Dawning Age of Ubiquitous Computing by Adam Greenfield

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images Thesis 32

Everyware is strongly implied by the continuing validity of Moore's law.

No matter what we choose to do with it, the shape that information technology takes in our lives will always be constrained by the economic and material properties of the processors undergirding it. Speed, power consumption profile, and unit production cost are going to exert enormous influence on the kinds of artifacts we build with processors and on how we use them.

Pretty much right up to the present moment, these qualities have been limiting factors on all visions involving the widespread deployment of computing devices in the environment. Processors have historically ...

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