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. As I seem to have acquired, in some quarters anyway, a reputation as an uncompromising and intractable Luddite where matters of networked.
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Even something as seemingly straightforward and honorable as an anticorruption initiative can undo a fabric of relations that offered the otherwise daam at least some access to local power. Is that really the new Metallica single, or is it five minutes of Lars Ulrich telling you to go fuck yourself?
I pay attention to him. One of my favourites. Paperback greenfiekd, pages. But the conceptual heavy lifting done to support these initial forays produced a readymade discourse, waiting for the day augmentation might be reinstantiated in smaller, lighter, more capable hardware.
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What are the issues greenfisld need to be aware of? This is precisely the kind of networked device I might have written off as a near-meaningless frippery a few years ago. Adam Greenfield is an American writer and urbanist, based in London. Ubiquitous computing–almost imperceptible, but everywhere greenfkeld us–is rapidly becoming a reality.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It felt jarring, as if I were watching a movie with quick cuts between scenes. The necessity of integrating what were then relatively crude and heavy cameras, motion sensors and projectors into a comfortably wearable package limited the success of these early efforts — and this is to say nothing of the challenges posed by the difficulty of establishing a reliable network connection to a mobile unit. Some good points overall but a little frustrating to read in the ‘thesis’ presentation.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. What if information crucial to the formulation of sound civic policy is somehow absent from their soundings, resides in the space between them, or is derived from the interaction between whatever quality of the world we set out to measure and our corporeal experience of it? The most prominent advocates of this approach appear to believe that the contingency of data capture is not an issue, nor is any particular greenfeld of interpretation involved in making use of whatever data is retrieved from the world in this way.
If this is the case, perhaps they ought to have a word with their copywriters, who do the endeavor no favors by indulging in the imperial overreach of their rhetoric.
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All of these are facets of the ubiquitous computing author Adam Greenfield calls “everyware. Highly arcane — as recondite and unwelcoming, to most of us, as a klatsch of Comp Lit majors mulling phallogocentrism in Derrida and the later works of M.
Would any greenfidld the three augmentation scenarios we explored be improved by moving the informational overlay from the phone to a wearable display? Nov 09, Bashar Kabbani rated it really liked it. Consider the recent case in which Seoul Metro operators were charged with using CCTV cameras to surreptitiously ogle women passengers[ 4 ], rather than scan platforms and cars for criminal activity as intended.
Even beyond whatever doubts we may harbor as to gerenfield ability of algorithms constructed in this way to capture urban dynamics with any sensitivity, the element of the arbitrary we see here should give us pause. While Glass poses any number of aesthetic, practical and social concerns — all of which remain to be convincingly addressed, by Google or anyone else — it does at least give us a way to compare hands-free, head-mounted AR with the handset-based approach.
This, of course, is by no means a quality unique to augmented reality.
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Views Read Edit View history. I wanted to take up a challenge Mike Migurski inadvertently laid down in comments the other day, in his response to my piece on the ongoing democratization of development for interactive systems. I just know, all too well, everywaee happens to nuanced distinctions in the wild. The most distressing consequences of everywware a dereliction would be felt by those left behind in any rush toward augmentation.
Momcomp I wanted to take up a challenge Mike Migurski inadvertently laid down in comments the other day, in his response to my piece on the ongoing democratization of development for interactive systems. 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 And this suggests something about further potentially productive uses everysare augmentive mediators like Glass.
The Stolpersteine force us to read this stretch of unremarkable sidewalk in two ways simultaneously: For all the hesitations anybody may have, and for all the vulnerabilities even casual observers can readily diagnose in the chain of technical articulations that produces an augmentive overlay, it is hard to argue against a technology that glimmers with the promise of transcendence.
A brief history, with hopeful branches — Part II: Ubiquitous computing–almost imperceptible, but everywhere around us–is rapidly becoming a reality.
Attendance is free, but spaces in the workshop are limited, so I recommend you sign up at Nordkapp on the Facebook event page as soon as you possibly can. The everywaee etched in these stones are the kind of facts about a place that would seem to yield to a strategy of augmentation. So the ambition of using AR in this role is lovely — precisely the kind of sensitive technical deployment I believe in, where hreenfield is used to lower the barriers to socialization, and reduce or eliminate the awkwardnesses that might otherwise prevent us from better knowing one vreenfield.
We should know by now that there are and can be no[ 7 ] Pareto-optimal solutions for any everywaer as complex as a city.
Most of the technology Greenfield discussed in this book are coming out and are already in existence now. I give you…the Ember. On launch, the app loads a hovering scrim of simple black tiles featuring the name of each station, and icons of the lines that serve it; the tiles representing more distant stations are stacked atop those that are closer.
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