The Unfinished Revolution: The Unfinished Revolution

The Unfinished Revolution: The Unfinished Revolution

Audio cassette

By (author) Michael L Dertouzos, Read by Paul Hecht

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  • Publisher: HarperAudio
  • Format: Audio cassette
  • Dimensions: 111mm x 181mm x 30mm | 172g
  • Publication date: 9 January 2001
  • ISBN 10: 0694525030
  • ISBN 13: 9780694525034
  • Edition: Abridged
  • Edition statement: abridged edition

Product description

The Unfinished Revolution introduces human-centered computing -- a radical change in the way we fashion and use computer systems that will ultimately serve us...instead of the other way around. It is nothing less than an inspired manifesto for the future of computing that will change how businesses, organizations, and governments work with each other, and how individuals interact. It represents the dawn of a new era in information technology.Human-centered computing goes beyond the empty promises of "user-friendly" interfaces. At its foundation are five key technologies that will dramatically amplify our human capabilities: natural interaction, automation, individualized information access, collaboration, and customization. By exploiting these five emerging technologies in combination, we will see a vast increase in our productivity and a marked change in the ways we live and work.Human-centered technologies will make computers simpler, more natural, and more useful to us. Read by Paul Hecth