12 Pages Posted: 4 Jun 2008
Date Written: 2008
Ubiquitous computing means network connectivity everywhere, linking devices and systems as small as a thumb tack and as large as a worldwide product distribution chain. What could happen when people are so readily networked? This short essay explores issues arising from two possible emerging models of ubiquitous human computing: fungible networked brainpower and collective personal vital sign monitoring.
Keywords: ubiquitous human computing
JEL Classification: J22, J23, J24, J31, J32, J41, L23, M51, O30, O33
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Zittrain, Jonathan L., Ubiquitous Human Computing (2008). Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 32/2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1140445 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1140445