Book Discussion on The Unfinished Revolution: Human-Centered Computers

Dr. Dertouzos discussed his new book, The Unfinished Revolution: Human-Centered Computers and What They Can Do for Us, published by… read more

Dr. Dertouzos discussed his new book, The Unfinished Revolution: Human-Centered Computers and What They Can Do for Us, published by HarperCollins. In his book, Mr. Dertouzos asserts that the Information Revolution is “unfinished” because it does not yet live up to its potential -- a world filled with machines that fulfill real human needs on human terms. He thinks we accept the limitations and frustrations of technology too readily and he advocates the development of computers that better serve people by adapting to our needs. After his remarks he answered questions from the audience. close

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  • Michael Dertouzos Director Massachusetts Institute of Technology->Computer Science
  • Judith Frist Vice President Tech Museum of Innovation->Galleries and Programs

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Book Discussion on The Unfinished Revolution: Human-Centered Computers

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San Jose, California, United States
First Aired:
Mar 10, 2001
Last Aired:
Aug 22, 2006

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  • Mar 10, 2001 | 4:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 11, 2001 | 2:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 22, 2006 | 5:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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