We’re now in the decade of ambient computing — and if you didn’t notice, that’s part of the plan. Ambient computing is all about A.I. decisions made without human involvement, and it has big implications for the world of technology. Here’s everything you need to know about this exciting new field of computing.
Ambient computing history and definition
Ambient computing is a broad term that describes an environment of smart devices, data, A.I. decisions, and human activity that enables computer actions alongside everyday life, without the need for direct human commands or intervention. Essentially, computers quietly take care of stuff in the background. The phrase was coined in the 1990s but first became prominent in the mid-2010s. Even then, it wasn’t until around 2018 that it turned into a buzzword regularly used by...