Ubiquitous Computing

What it means to me

(and you)

Allen Firstenberg

 

Software developer / Consultant

 

Google Developer Expert

 

Author: Designing and Developing for Google Glass

 

 

http://spiders.com/

http://prisoner.com/

You

 

Computing and Informatics

 

Grad students?

What is UbiComp?

"Technology that blends in and is everywhere...

 

...without being in your face."

Prehistory

(1994)

"If you are making someone do something new, in addition to what they were doing...

 

...they probably won't."

 

-- me

2011-2012

2012: Glass Launches

Photo Credit: Antonio Zugaleda, CC 2.0 license

2013: Glass and Community

2013-2014: Exploring

2014: Wear

2014-2017: VR

2016 - 2017: Assistant

What have we learned?

  • Humans have many different types of conversations.

 

  • Conversations are a good user interface.

 

  • It can get frustrating.

 

  • We still have a long way to go.

2018: Assistant + Community

= Awesome

Where do we go next?

Allen Firstenberg

allen@firstenberg.org

https://prisoner.com/ubi/

https://developers.google.com/actions/

https://developers.google.com/programs/community/gdg/

https://developers.google.com/events/buildactions/

 

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By Allen “Prisoner” Firstenberg

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