radical simplicity - transforming computers into me-centric appliances
Table of Contents
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Foreword by Dex Smith – Hewlett-Packard x
Foreword by Ian Browde – Nokia xv
Introduction xix

Part I – Introduction 1
1 – From the Backroom to Everyday Life 3
2 – Contrasting the Present and the Future 27

Part II – Design Elements for Radical Simplicity 73
3 – Human-Computer Interaction 75
4 – Designing to Make You Smile 117

Part III – Principal Technological Components 153
5 – Me-Centric Architectures 155
6 – Web Services 169
7 – Agents: Igniting Machine-to-Machine Work 209

Part IV – New Business Opportunities 235
8 – Intelligent Appliances 237
9 – Reshaping Everyday Life 255

Appendix 265
A – Glossary 267
B – Me-Centric Web Sites 317

Bibliography 321
Subject Index 325