on GUIs and such things
Sun, 23 Jul 2000 18:30:23 -0700
At 13:29 -0400 00/07/23, Jonathan S. Shapiro wrote:
>Perhaps a better way to say this is that pervasive computing should require
>a hand, not a wheelbarrow.
Yes! Even if we can fit 15 mutually untrusting pieces of hardware into a
pocket, what of the 15 screens and keyboards. I want one display and input
device, managed by software that I can trust to tell me who I am talking
to. Having that, it is not much more for the hardware that hosts that
software to host the functions of the 15 pieces.
Of course some of the 15 suppliers may not trust the hardware I choose to
trust, especialy if I can muck with it.
Norman Hardy <http://www.mediacity.com/~norm>