Wireless World: Social and Interactional Aspects of the Mobile Age

Wireless World: Social and Interactional Aspects of the Mobile Age

by Barry Brown
     
 

Despite the massive growth of mobile technologies, very little research has been done on how these technologies influence human interaction. Most of the published work in this area focuses on technological aspects and not on the social implications the technology is having on society. This book aims to fill this gap by providing an overview of these issues. It

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Overview

Despite the massive growth of mobile technologies, very little research has been done on how these technologies influence human interaction. Most of the published work in this area focuses on technological aspects and not on the social implications the technology is having on society. This book aims to fill this gap by providing an overview of these issues. It identifies the major trends, discusses the main claims made about the mobile age, and looks at issues which affect design, usability and evaluation. This unique look at the mobile age provides many interesting and important insights and will appeal to anyone designing, testing, or studying mobile devices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781852334772
Publisher:
Springer London
Publication date:
11/15/2001
Series:
Computer Supported Cooperative Work Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2002
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.52(d)

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