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Divining a Digital Future: Mess and Mythology in Ubiquitous Computing

Paul Dourish and Genevieve Bell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015554
eISBN:
9780262295345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015554.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

Ubiquitous computing (or ubicomp) is the label for a “third wave” of computing technologies. Following the eras of the mainframe computer and the desktop PC, it is characterized by small and powerful ... More


Understanding the Potential of Ubiquitous Computing for Chronic Disease Management

Elizabeth D. Mynatt, Gregory D. Abowd, Lena Mamykina, and Julie A. Kientz

in Health Informatics: A Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014328
eISBN:
9780262289498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014328.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter describes several innovative ubicomp applications that assist in the management of chronic diseases. These applications include ones that promote an emotional connection between patients ... More


An Iterative Discovery Approach in Designing Ubicomp Technologies That Assist Individuals in Managing Diabetes

Lena Mamykina and Elizabeth D. Mynatt

in Health Informatics: A Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014328
eISBN:
9780262289498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014328.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter discusses the design and development process for ubicomp technologies for diabetes management. It describes three prototype applications, including the Continuous Health Awareness ... More


Introduction: The Myth and Mess of Ubiquitous Computing

Paul Dourish and Genevieve Bell

in Divining a Digital Future: Mess and Mythology in Ubiquitous Computing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015554
eISBN:
9780262295345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015554.003.0008
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to examine the process of “divining a digital future.” Taking ubicomp to be at once a technological and an imaginative effort, it ... More


Contextualizing Ubiquitous Computing

Paul Dourish and Genevieve Bell

in Divining a Digital Future: Mess and Mythology in Ubiquitous Computing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015554
eISBN:
9780262295345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015554.003.0012
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

This chapter begins with a discussion of Weiser’s classic article in Scientific American (1991) that laid the foundations for a research program in ubicomp, then turning its attention to the balance ... More


Making Room for the Social and Cultural

Paul Dourish and Genevieve Bell

in Divining a Digital Future: Mess and Mythology in Ubiquitous Computing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015554
eISBN:
9780262295345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015554.003.0024
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

This chapter focuses on the social and cultural aspects of ubicomp. It explores the tensions between two competing notions of culture—one rooted in contemporary ethnographic and critical theory and ... More


A Role for Ethnography: Methodology and Theory

Paul Dourish and Genevieve Bell

in Divining a Digital Future: Mess and Mythology in Ubiquitous Computing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015554
eISBN:
9780262295345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015554.003.0034
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

This chapter seeks to reconnect the ways in which research questions (i.e., methodologies) are approached with the ways in which such questions might be framed, articulated, and addressed (i.e., ... More


What Lies Beneath

Paul Dourish and Genevieve Bell

in Divining a Digital Future: Mess and Mythology in Ubiquitous Computing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015554
eISBN:
9780262295345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015554.003.0048
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

This chapter examines two aspects of infrastructure and practice relevant for emerging ubicomp technologies and environments; these are referred to as the infrastructure of experience and the ... More


Mobility and Urbanism

Paul Dourish and Genevieve Bell

in Divining a Digital Future: Mess and Mythology in Ubiquitous Computing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015554
eISBN:
9780262295345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015554.003.0057
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

This chapter examines the cultural contexts of mobility and reads these back against the dominant tropes and themes of mobility within ubicomp. It considers recent attempts to explore the social and ... More


Rethinking Privacy

Paul Dourish and Genevieve Bell

in Divining a Digital Future: Mess and Mythology in Ubiquitous Computing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015554
eISBN:
9780262295345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015554.003.0069
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

This chapter recontextualizes the discussions of privacy in, and of, information systems by using the related concepts of secrets and lies to examine how people interpret, value, and understand flows ... More


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