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The Revolution Yet to Happen [article]

C. Gordon Bell, Jim Gray
1998 arXiv   pre-print
The information and the corresponding systems will streamline commerce, but will also provide new levels of personal service, health care, and automation.  ...  Cyberspace will provide the basis for wonderful new ways to inform, entertain, and educate people.  ...  David Lyon of Cirrus Logic's PCSI division provided information about wireless networks.  ... 
arXiv:cs/9809010v1 fatcat:vqrpod2uyfbwvj4auvvaw3f3za

Three Faces of Human-Computer Interaction

J. Grudin
2005 IEEE Annals of the History of Computing  
I examine the origins and evolution of three HCI research foci: computer operation, information systems management, and discretionary use.  ...  than with command language systems."  ...  One component of information science research can be traced to office automation efforts that sprang up around minicomputers in the 1970s, between the mainframes that spawned information systems and the  ... 
doi:10.1109/mahc.2005.67 fatcat:hz256frwefg7vkq2bsmuv3w6ju

The Impact of Future Social and Technological Trends On the Dissemination of Census Bureau Information

Donald L. Day
1992 IASSIST Quarterly  
The Impact of Future Social and Technological Trends On the Dissemination of Census Bureau Information  ...  In such a system, telecommunications and computers are vital to the exchange of information and knowledge (Bell, 1978) . Multimedia information networks permeate everyday life.  ...  Policymakers Should future information dissemination be oriented toward individual users or toward businesses and institutions?  ... 
doi:10.29173/iq164 fatcat:g32xwupq3zdvzdxtegci37w7b4

A Lesson in Interactive Television Programming: The Home Book Club on QUBE

W. Theodore Bolton
1981 Information Technology and Libraries  
December 1, 1977, Warner Communications christened what has become the most publicized and talked about technological development in the field of cable television: QUBE, its two-way interactive cable system  ...  But the future of these broadband communications systems is in interactive retrieval of information as much as it is in entertainment.  ...  Organize this information so as to optimally target the specified prob-!em or interest to be as easily retrievable as possible.  ... 
doi:10.6017/ital.v14i2.5280 fatcat:tix2p3clvzhcbkndbujt2uurhm

Information Retrieval in Digital Libraries: Bringing Search to the Net

B. R. Schatz
1997 Science  
These network information systems support search and display of items from organized collections.  ...  Traditionally, information retrieval has been a task for professional librarians.  ...  of minicomputers and oscilloscopes.  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.275.5298.327 pmid:8994022 fatcat:tdnp7pgtmrfedkc6cbip7ickim

Challenging Practice: an approach to Cooperative Analysis

Preben Holst Mogensen
1994 DAIMI Report Series  
Cooperative Analysis takes as its starting point the tradition of user-involvement in system development in Scandinavia, especially cooperative design.  ...  The prototype integrated what was formerly three isolated systems, it supported the use of information entered by, for example, automatically retrieving names and addresses on companies into the word processor  ...  Although the main direction in systems development is conceptualised as a movement from analysis via design to realisation, the components are seen as mutually informing each other.  ... 
doi:10.7146/dpb.v23i465.6938 fatcat:plbdwa5hm5fzzd7aflrctjran4

Access Control [chapter]

Anne Canteaut, Gerald Brose, Hakki C. Cankaya, Hakki C. Cankaya, Aaron Estes, Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati, Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati, Davide Martinenghi, Yvo Desmedt, Marijke De Soete, Alex Biryukov, Alex Biryukov (+36 others)
2011 Encyclopedia of Cryptography and Security  
Information Service Generating, acquiring, storing, transforming, processing, retrieving, utilizing, or making available information in electromagnetic, digital, or optical form that may be conveyed via  ...  ) (3) An approach to information storage and retrieval that provides multiple linkages among elements.  ...  Such programs build a list that other search engines can use to retrieve faster search results, by following hyperlinks from web page to web page.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-5906-5_179 fatcat:ibx7eeeyfrgmlfjprx3cnfuvkq

The history of information technology

Thomas Haigh
2011 Annual Review of Information Science and Technology  
My discussion here is biased toward books rather than articles.  ...  Information Technology vs.  ...  In this context the digital computer was precedented by earlier machines and systems for handling information, such as nerve cells, cave paintings, beads on strings, and human language (p. 10-13).  ... 
doi:10.1002/aris.2011.1440450116 fatcat:typxbgauhvfwbad7but7xiwsrm

Seep Between the Mortar: Sociotechnical Imaginaries in Digital Media at Tate

Lucy Bayley
2020 Stedelijk studies  
been possible for the object, the museum, and the Web.[1] Diab DS-101 Computer is both a computer and an artwork.[2] It was created by Richard Hamilton after being invited by Ohio Scientific to create a minicomputer  ...  built up by the Information Desk in response to subject enquiries from gallery visitors" and "standard classification systems, such as ICONCLASS," as well as other "subject-based retrieval" systems and  ...  More significantly, questions that could have been raised about the colonial origins in the museum's cataloguing system, use of art historical terms, collecting categories, and language appear to have  ... 
doi:10.54533/stedstud.vol010.art04 fatcat:e362pbxf45frbnhe2pshffqecy

SIPP ACCESS, an information system for complex data: a case study in creating a collaboratory for the social sciences

Alice Robbin
1995 Internet Research  
Discusses the attributes of the collaboratory, and applies the concept developed by computer and physical scientists to the design and operation of the SIPP ACCESS prototype information system for complex  ...  The collaboratory represents a scientific research center "without walls" for accessing and sharing data, information, instrumentation and computational resources.  ...  ACCESS operation and therefore "matured", and became widely accessible and affordable, only toward the end of the project (and thus too late to be incorporated in the information system) [7] .  ... 
doi:10.1108/10662249510094777 fatcat:xpxk3seqzzbq7jgqdqqykea25u

Don Lindberg, High performance computing and communications, and telemedicine

Michael J. Ackerman, Sally E. Howe, Daniel R. Masys
2022 Information Services and Use  
In answer to a question about how to accelerate progress, he said that vocabulary, language, and data interchange standards were needed, and cited NLM work on a Unified Medical Language System (UMLS).  ...  After that, NLM was always placed towards the beginning of the agenda.  ... 
doi:10.3233/isu-210143 pmid:35600125 pmcid:PMC9108566 fatcat:xit26miffrbtriqw2l3pe3lxb4

The effects of ambient media: What unplugging reveals about being plugged in

Jessica Roberts, Michael Koliska
2014 First Monday  
Simultaneously, ambient media is embedded so deeply into the everyday experience that its existence is becoming invisible to the user.  ...  This concept draws on research of awareness systems, which are technologies that provide individuals with the tools to maintain awareness of each others' activities (Aarts, 2004; Chalmers, 2002; Markopoulos  ...  Habits or daily routines also point towards the seamless integration of awareness systems into the everyday life.  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v19i8.5220 fatcat:776b3akprvflboptbg7of2vpla

Don Lindberg, High Performance Computing and Communications, and Telemedicine [chapter]

Michael J. Ackerman, Sally E. Howe, Daniel R. Masys
2022 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
In answer to a question about how to accelerate progress, he said that vocabulary, language, and data interchange standards were needed, and cited NLM work on a Unified Medical Language System (UMLS).  ...  Under Pratt's leadership, DCRT built a campus computing infrastructure focused on time-shared mainframe and minicomputer hardware and software with a locally developed mainframe system called WYLBUR that  ... 
doi:10.3233/shti210987 pmid:35102834 fatcat:6uxau4hduzbbrcxlf474fjtumu

A material history of bits

Jean-François Blanchette
2011 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
In both the popular press and scholarly research, digital information is persistently discussed in terms that imply its immateriality.  ...  This is problematic: however immaterial it might appear, information cannot exist outside of given instantiations in material forms. But what might it mean to talk of bits as material objects?  ...  Acknowledgements I would like to dedicate this article to the late Susan Leigh Star, whose pioneering work on infrastructure inspired and informed this project.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.21542 fatcat:6rbbbpsivnanjmv6uqvyuucxue

Information Overload: An International Challenge to Professional Engineers and Technical Communicators [chapter]

Judith B. Strother, Jan M. Ulijn, Zohra Fazal
2012 Information Overload  
People have become information junkies, and the very tools that cause Information Overload are also the tools that feed their habit. Jonathan B.  ...  Ironically, however, overexposure to that critically valuable resource, information, leads to information overload and its detrimental effects.  ...  To satisfy this innate need, they are not only equipped with perceptual and cognitive functions but have also developed auxiliary facilities, from languages via books to modern digital media.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781118360491.ch1 fatcat:ltz24v6krfgqrepc4rvpg3wzti
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