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11ZERO TECH

ZERO TECH? You are surely saying that technology is everywhere, so how can we talk about zero tech? And of course, you are right. Technology is everywhere. But we are convinced that zero tech will happen when computing and technology become so ubiquitous that they are simply taken for granted. Indeed, we are gradually approaching that phase today.

Ubiquitous Computing

The term ubiquitous computing was first coined by Mark Weiser in 1988.1 The concept places technology on the periphery of our lives, rather than at the center. It becomes a tool, something we use. It does not require our attention, it is just there. Like the information system in a modern airport, it is where we want it when we want it. Airport information relies ...

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