Calm technology: designing computers so that the people being shared by those computer remain serene and in control.
Calm technology: engages both the center and the periphery of our attention.
Periphery: what we are attuned to without attending to explicity.
According to Weiser and Brown, a calm technology moves easily between our periphery of out attention to the center, and back. This is encalming because:
According to the authors it is better to put more information and more details in the periphery.