Making “World Machines”: Discourse, Design and Global Technologies for Greater-than-self Issues

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The world machine is a new archetype for a socio-technical system drawing together a group of tools that combine computational powers with a social agenda of cross-world collaboration in resistance to dominant market rhetoric. Specifically, we look at how powers to connect, sense and infer can be combined and turned to crowd-sourcing public engagement with shared world issues - as an alternative to business-as-usual in the context of developing and deploying networked technology. We combine theoretical aspects of world machines, such as what a political entity of this kind might seek to do, and practical exercises that focus on design, with a view to exploring viability and examining what a related research agenda might involve.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
BogserieAarhus Series on Human Centered Computing
Vol/bind1
Nummer1
Antal sider3
ISSN2445-7221
StatusUdgivet - 2015
BegivenhedThe fifth decennial Aarhus conference: Critical alternatives 2015 - Aarhus University, Aarhus, Danmark
Varighed: 17 aug. 201521 aug. 2015

Konference

KonferenceThe fifth decennial Aarhus conference
LokationAarhus University
LandDanmark
ByAarhus
Periode17/08/201521/08/2015

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