“Just the Place for a Snark!”: An Introduction to Calm Technology

@inproceedings{Brown2017JustTP,
  title={“Just the Place for a Snark!”: An Introduction to Calm Technology},
  author={John N. A. Brown and Anton Josef Fercher and Gerhard Leitner},
  year={2017}
}
What is the difference between how information is presented in nature and on computers? According to Professor Mark Weiser, the core difference is the ease with which the new information can move from the focus to the periphery of our attention. Technology designed with this in mind allows the user to easily move in and out of a state of flow, working at peak performance while avoiding techno-stress. That is what Weiser called Calm Technology. 

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