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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Who gets to determine the shape of everyware?

He was born in PhiladelphiaPennsylvania in Books by Adam Greenfield. The dangers presented and the solutions suggested are all laid bare before us.

After arriving in Lisbon I became utterly fascinated by it. Nov 09, Bashar Kabbani rated it really liked it.

Everyware: The Dawning Age of Ubiquitous Computing

Other editions – View all Everyware: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. TaylorAndrew Harrison Limited preview – The RFID tags now embedded in everything from credit cards to the family pet.

You can read the rest of this review elsewhere. In the following academic year this class egeryware renamed Urban Experience in the Network Age and Greenfield taught it alone.


Excellent discussion of the origins of ubiquitous computing, current state of the art as ofwhere it might be headed and potential issues and design principles.

After leaving the Army, Greenfield took up work in the then-nascent field of information architecture for the World Wide Web, holding a succession of positions culminating in employment at the Tokyo office of Razorfishwhere he was head of information architecture.

A very tech-heavy book, but a fascinating read, albeit a bit dated at this point. Greenfkeld you’re into stuff like this, you can read the full review.

Review: Everyware by Adam Greenfield – Architectures

Yet that is the only complaint I have. I counsel you to do the same. Lists with This Book. Whats driving the emergence of everyware?

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See 1 question about Everyware…. Although Adam Greenfield’s theses are almost 9 years old, they look at least 5 years into the future! The Dawning Evveryware of Ubiquitous Computing. Seems a curious mix of too-far-ahead and not-caught-up with today. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Refresh and try again.


Retrieved from ” https: Please help improve adan article by adding citations to reliable sources. This was one of them. Aug 25, Ty rated it really liked it Shelves: In greenfiekd contentious area, Thesis 34 includes the suggestion that everyware may allow more of us to relax: Jacques Ellul would have thought the opposite, I think, in that keeping people out of these states as much as possible is what provides a better measure of state control.

Everyware: The Dawning Age of Ubiquitous Computing by Adam Greenfield

Page 2 – Whatever improvement we hope to achieve by overlaying our lives with digital mediation, we’ll have to balance against the risk of unduly complicating that which is presently straightforward, breaking that which now works, and introducing new levels of frustration and inconvenience into all the most basic operations of our lives. It felt jarring, as if I were watching a movie with quick cuts between scenes. The ‘thesis’ presentation got on my nerves.