Ubiquitous Human Computing
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
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