In this talk, Adam Greenfield discusses the pros and cons of new technologies, and assesses the impact they will have on cities and the people in them. Drawing on ideas from his book, ‘Everyware: The Dawning Age of Ubiquitous Computing’, Adam discusses the social, psychological, and political implications of this kind of new technology, and addresses underlying moral and ethical implications.
Adam Greenfield is an American writer, information architect, and designer. He is considered to be one of the leading thinkers in the information architecture and user experience professions. In both his writing and his talks, Adam frequently addresses next-generation computing, with special expertise in the social, ethical and design implications of ubiquitous or pervasive computing.