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Amber Case - Calm Technology

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Amber Case - Calm Technology

  1. 1. INBOUND15 Calm Technology Designing for the Internet of Things Amber Case @caseorganic | Caseorganic.com Calmtechnology.com
  2. 2. #INBOUND15 50 Billion devices will be online by 2020. -Cisco
  3. 3. #INBOUND15 Sound good?
  4. 4. #INBOUND15 Consider…
  5. 5. INBOUND15 The "Smart" Watch
  6. 6. INBOUND15 The "Smart" Fridge
  7. 7. INBOUND15 The Dystopian Kitchen of the Future
  8. 8. #INBOUND15 An era of interruptive technology
  9. 9. #INBOUND15 We need a Calm Technology
  10. 10. Mark Weiser John Seeley Brown XEROX PARC: mid-90s INBOUND15
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  12. 12. The scarce resource in the 21st Century will not be technology. It will be attention. - Mark Weiser INBOUND15
  13. 13. The scarce resource in the 21st Century will not be technology. It will be attention. - Mark Weiser INBOUND15
  14. 14. #INBOUND15 Principles of Calm Technology
  15. 15. I. Technology shouldn’t require all of our attention, just some of it, and only when necessary INBOUND15
  16. 16. INBOUND15 A Tea Kettle
  17. 17. II. Technology should empower the periphery INBOUND15
  18. 18. Hue Lightbulb connected to a weather report @aaronpk 2014 INBOUND15 Weather Light
  19. 19. 1. Machines shouldn't act like humans 2. Humans shouldn't act like machines III. Technology should amplify the best of technology and the best of humanity. INBOUND15
  20. 20. INBOUND15 SleepCycle Alarm Clock
  21. 21. IV. Technology can communicate, but it doesn’t need to speak INBOUND15
  22. 22. Buzzes you when you exhibit poor posture. INBOUND15 LUMOBack Smart Posture Sensor
  23. 23. V. The right amount of technology is the minimum amount to solve the problem
  24. 24. INBOUND15 Toilet Occupied Sign
  25. 25. A person's primary task should not be computing, but being human. INBOUND15
  26. 26. Good design allows people to accomplish their goals in the least amount of moves INBOUND15
  27. 27. Calm Technology allows people to accomplish the same goals with the least amount of mental cost INBOUND15
  28. 28. Calm Technology from O’Reilly books Available for Pre-Order http://shop.oreilly.com INBOUND15
  29. 29. INBOUND15 Thank you! Amber Case @caseorganic Caseorganic.com Calmtech.com

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