In a world that divides us, technology creates connection
Cell phones, e-mail, digital cameras, personal Web sites they all join us, however tenuously, to what we value
For more than a decade he has shared his thoughts on this essential interdependence in blogs, podcasts, and essays
Is connectivity what we re willing to pay for Should technology be our servant or a tool that helps us do other things What can we really learn from Napster What would intelligent standards for touch-screen user interface look like How does technology evolve, and what drives that evolution For Dan Bricklin, technology cannot exist independently of the lives and needs of those who use it
This volume compiles those observations, putting together case histories and new reflections for a fascinating study of how people and technology affect one another
Whether you re a software developer or a student of human nature, you ll find yourself drawn into this most intriguing discourse because you are its subject.