The Origins of Ubiquitous Computing Research at PARC in the Late 1980s

@article{Weiser1999TheOO,
  title={The Origins of Ubiquitous Computing Research at PARC in the Late 1980s},
  author={Mark D. Weiser and Rich Gold and John Seely Brown},
  journal={IBM Syst. J.},
  year={1999},
  volume={38},
  pages={693-696}
}
Ubiquitous computing began in the Electronics and Imaging Laboratory of the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center. This essay tells the inside story of its evolution from “computer walls” to “calm computing.” 

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