Ubiquitous Computing > First Paper > Mark Weiser

Most important, ubiquitous computers will help overcome the problem of information overload. There is more information available at our fingertips during a walk in the woods than in any computer system, yet people find a walk among trees relaxing and computers frustrating. Machines that fit the human environment, instead of forcing humans to enter theirs, will make using a computer as refreshing as taking a walk in the woods. 

What a brilliant quote, and so true, too!

Mark Weiser, in his Sci Am paper, described what could have been the first detailed thought report on what we now call ubiquitous computing.

This is a must read. Link here