Weiser Questions

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Historical perspective - The Computer for the 21st Century by Weiser

  1. What was the most foresightful part of Weiser's vision?
  2. What was the biggest thing that Weiser got wrong in how he envisioned the future?
  3. What is the cognitive psychology principle that Weiser describes as tasks that people cease to be aware of when they learn it sufficiently well?
  4. What does Weiser say are the two most important parts of ubiquitous computing?
  5. Give an example of interface element in the large "boards" that were assumed to be required that perhaps could have been designed away?
  6. What about the scenario is most compelling? Least compelling?