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Helping Hands and Human Touch
Information Brokering, new Forms of Using Computers, Agency,
and Software Agents in Tomorrow’s Online Market Place:
An Assessment of Current and Future Developments
by Björn Hermans
Zeist, The Netherlands
© Copyright 1998, Björn Hermans / Cap Gemini
This document was last updated on: the 8th of July, 2000.
We are living in a time of increasing information overload. Many solutions have been or are being drawn up to tackle this problem. However, today’s most prominent solutions - such as Information Push and Search Engines - do not seem to be able to (fully) tackle the problem.
Keywords: Agency, Calm Technology, Information Brokering, Information Overload, Online Market Place, Information Push/Pull, Software Agents, Ubiquitous Computing.
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