Smart Things (1)

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    科技是社会的一部分,同时,市场对以新的科技为卖点的产品和服务的需求,有时看起来就像在多种多样的意向,反应及无法预测的结果间游移的探戈。Apple 在1989年时把几千台全新的 Lisa 电脑送到了垃圾场掩埋,因为根本...

Made to Break (1)

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    "...while the ancient Egyptians built great monuments to endure for countless generations, just about everything we produce in North American is made to break. If human history reserves a privile...

写文化 (1)

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    “民族志的写作和阅读是被最终超越了作者或阐述团体之控制的力量所多元决定的。现在这些不确定性-预言的,修辞的,权力的,历史的-在写作的过程中应该公开面对。不可能再规避它们。但这样的直面提出了验证的棘手问...

Thinking Architecture, 2nd Edition (2)

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    " I used to take hold of it when I went into my aunt's garden. That doors handle still seems to me like a special sign of entry into a world of different moods and smells."
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    "...we are concerned with but a tiny part of the infinity that surrounds the earth, and each and every building marks a unique place in that infinity" "With this idea in mind, I star...

Ubiquitous Computing for Business (4)

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    The algorithms are many and varied, but they generally fall into two classes: 1. Characteristic-based filtering, which identifies items similar to items you liked. 2. Collaborative filtering, whic...
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    Whereas we used to pay money to get more information from newspapers, television, magazines, and analyst reports, most people today would gladly pay a service to find less information and only the ite...
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    Keeping Control .....making sense of what kinds of interconnections are possible, and then controlling the connections. When no wires exist, how will you know whether the media server in your l...
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    The Interoperability Barrier ...so the focus of investigation in media technologies has shifted to issues related to the digital delivery of media content for consumer entertainment rather than to ...