Coming Age of Magic (Etech Edition)
The core of the piece were three linked arguments about emergence:
- The emergence of ubiquitous computing from market forces acting on, and in concert with, CPU prices
- The emergence of animist reactions to devices that have behaviors that go beyond action-reaction physics
- The emergence of magic as a metaphor for the design of ubicomp devices
I've made the presentation (710K PDF) with all of my speaking notes available.