EnCalming

approach to Design-ing technology

Technology that remains in the background until needed and thus enables a person to interact with it in a calm, engaged manner. http://www.wordspy.com/words/calmtechnology.asp

http://www.ubiq.com/hypertext/weiser/acmfuture2endnote.htm

http://www.ubiq.com/weiser/calmtech/calmtech.htm

Unfortunately, Mark Weiser, who was the main honcho in the approach, died in 1999.


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