As I mentioned in class – here’s the article by Mark Weiser where he coins the phrase “ubiquitous computing.” This is probably as pure an example of an article that “presents a concept/vision” as we will find, though there are elements of an “argumentative essay” in this piece as well.
The Computer for the 21st Century (1991), Mark Weiser, Scientific American
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All three readings for Thursday can be downloaded from the course website. Subsequent readings will only be available in the course reader which you can purchase at Copy Central on Bancroft.
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Please read the following in preparation for our first class on Jan. 22nd
Is Facebook Making Us Lonely? by Stephen Marche
The Loneliness Scare, by Claude Fischer