Anders Sandberg (
Mon, 2 Jun 1997 11:28:50 +0200 (MET DST)

On Sun, 1 Jun 1997, Felix Ungman wrote:

> Wearable computing is no question really cool technology. But is it
> really computing? Cellular phones where adopted rapidly because
> it really makes sense to communicate with your friends, wherever
> you are. If you're at the supermarket it makes sense to ask your
> girfriend at home about the milk (or even better, ask your CORBA
> complient fridge). But what do you need to compute anywhere?

Well, I can only speak for myself, but I would really like to have
word processing, net browsing and email capability everywhere. My
dream is to have various search agents available that I could send
information gathering with a thought ("What is rheology really?") or
a simple command - anywhere, anytime. The ideal wearable would
combine the pager with the computer with the notebook.

Anders Sandberg Towards Ascension!
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