Post Desktop
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Pronunciation: \ˈpōst desk-ˌtäp\
Function: noun
Etymology: - post (prefix) - after + desktop - relating to personal computer or laptop.

1 Described by promoters of pervasive-computing, to describe the period where computing systems and interfaces that have moved beyond single input and non communicative processes; from single computers with no network connections to multiple, interactive and embedded systems.

Associated words + links
e-mote
pervasive-computing
Concept of 'post desktop' systems discussed in "Digital Ground: Architecture, Pervasive Computing and Environmental Knowing" by Malcolm McCullough (MIT, 2004).

( ben howard,09/12/07)
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