Issue No. 02 - April-June (2004 vol. 3)
In his futuristic essay "As We May Think," written nearly 60 years ago, Vannevar Bush imagined the existence of a device called a "Memex" that would extend and amplify human thought. This stands as an imaginative first step toward answering the question, "How can computers help humans be smarter?" Furthermore, what is pervasive computing's role in this arena?
M. Satyanarayanan, "From the Editor in Chief: Augmenting Cognition," in IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 3, no. , pp. 4-5, 2004.