Category Archives: Empathy

[Video] Making the Contributive City

Citizen-led initiatives in Barcelona, Amsterdam and Bristol are currently demonstrating that it is possible to put people at the heart of smart city innovation and technology at the service of society. Tackling urban issues by appropriating technology, discussing data ownership

[Video] Making the Contributive City

Citizen-led initiatives in Barcelona, Amsterdam and Bristol are currently demonstrating that it is possible to put people at the heart of smart city innovation and technology at the service of society. Tackling urban issues by appropriating technology, discussing data ownership

JokeBox: Getting Strangers to Talk to Each Other

A few weeks ago I traveled to San Francisco to present a new paper at CSCW 2016. This work differs from my core research, which focuses on technologies for collaborative citizen action, participatory sensing, open source and making. The Jokebox study follows from my

JokeBox: Getting Strangers to Talk to Each Other

A few weeks ago I traveled to San Francisco to present a new paper at CSCW 2016. This work differs from my core research, which focuses on technologies for collaborative citizen action, participatory sensing, open source and making. The Jokebox study follows from my

Quantified self, empathy and narcissism

Within the field of Personal Informatics much research pursues the design of applications for self-tracking to motivate behaviour change. Such tools usually follow an ‘egocentric’ approach where the user is expected to reflect on and change her behaviour by visualizing

Quantified self, empathy and narcissism

Within the field of Personal Informatics much research pursues the design of applications for self-tracking to motivate behaviour change. Such tools usually follow an ‘egocentric’ approach where the user is expected to reflect on and change her behaviour by visualizing