The evolution of objects into hyper-objects: will it be mostly harmless

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, ACM & Springer-Verlag, Volume 7, Issue 3-4, p.176-181 (2003)


Artefacts, Disappearing computers, Ubiquitous Computing


Objects may in the future become enhanced with new digital properties and information-communication capabilities, thus turning them into Hyper-
Objects. This paper describes an approach towards defining Hyper-Objects, and examines to what extent their advance affects our existing lifestyle patterns.
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