Issue No.05 - September/October (2006 vol.26)
Shane Greenstein , Kellogg Graduate School of Management
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MM.2006.102
Modern economies frequently change frontier technologies into widely used ones. Yet, although most adults recognize that such a transformation--from exotic to unremarkable--makes each generation better off, most could not say why or how that transformation occurs. Something so important seems worth an explanation. Shane Greenstein takes a look at the cognitive and economic drivers behind pervasive technologies.
Shane Greenstein, "Ubiquitous clicks and complements", IEEE Micro, vol.26, no. 5, pp. 7-8, September/October 2006, doi:10.1109/MM.2006.102