Memory and ResponsibilityLast month, with the support of the Bassetti Foundation, more than 60 people met at the Internet Archive in San Francisco to discuss the future of personal digital archives and the implications of innovations and new technologies related to personal and collective memory. ...
by Redazione FGB, 24 March 2010 Permalink - Read and submit a comment
Participatory design: an Interview with Dr. Michael Twidale (part 3)The third part of the Interview with Dr. Michael Twidale: he offers insights into IRBs, participatory design, managing design tradeoffs, ethics and empowerment.
by Redazione FGB, 26 October 2007 Permalink - Read and submit a comment
An Interview with Dr.Marc SmithDr. Marc Smith is a Senior Research Sociologist leading the Community Technologies Group at Microsoft Research in Redmond, WA. His group focuses on computer-mediated collective action, and he studies and design enhancements for social cyberspaces. In particular, he is interested...
by Redazione FGB, 10 July 2007 Permalink
Transparency, Privacy, and Responsibility: An Interview with Jeff JonasMore directly and obviously than many forms of innovation, software embodies the values of those who create it. This is particularly true of software used to monitor and direct human activity: in the extreme, it can be a tool that saves lives, or one that enables political repression. Software development therefore provides many examples of responsibility in innovation. As a leading innovator in the field of data analysis, Jeff Jonas has thought deeply about the social and political implications related to technological advances in surveillance, the loss of privacy, and the use of computerized monitoring systems by governments and corporations.
by Redazione FGB, 5 June 2007 Permalink