The Computer for the 21st Century, Mark Weiser, Scientific American, September 1991, pp. 94-104. This is one of the most influential, highly-cited papers in all of human-computer interaction. Weiser's vision of ubiquitous computing articulated a vision in which computing recedes into the background rather than stands as a focal point of our attention.
This thesis deals with human-computer interaction design for three emerging technologies with particular focus on concepts, interaction styles, methods and tools. The thesis consists of this summary and the five individual paper contributions listed below.