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Michael Dertouzos Guest Contributor

  • Why 2K?

    Why didn’t we see the problem coming? We didn’t think the old programs would last and we were too excited developing future applications. In other words, we blew it.

  • The Rich People's Computer?

    Computers threaten to widen the gap between the rich and poor. It’s in everyone’s interest to narrow it.

  • Start the e-Bulldozers

    Even with computers crawling out of every closet, we don’t seem to be working fewer hours at the office or achieving more. Where aree the “electronic bulldozers” that will free us from routine office toil?

  • Wire All Schools? Not So Fast...

    The jury is still out on how valuable computers are for education–so let’s not succumb to political fashion and rush to wire all our students.

  • Time for Fresh Air!

    The distinction between operating systems and browers is an awkward anachronism. It’s time for a fresh approach that lets us deal with information more uniformly.

  • Let My Computer Serve Me!

    Forget the multimedia distractions. Computer developers should strive for simplicity, eas of use, and machines that are “people-aware.”

  • Creating The People's Computer

    One of the nation’s foremost computer scientists, exasperated by the unfriendliness of today’s computer systems, suggests what designers can do to make machines serve human needs–rather than the other way around.


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