Johanna Ylipulli and Aale Luusua. 2021. In Search of the Alternative Future: Developing Participatory Digital Citizenship to Address the Crisis of Democracy. Extended Abstracts of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 91, 1–4. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3411763.3441318
In search of the alternative future : developing participatory digital citizenship to address the crisis of democracy
|Author:||Ylipulli, Johanna1; Luusua, Aale2|
1Department of Computer Science, Information networks, Aalto University
2INTERACT Research Group, University of Oulu
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|Persistent link:|| http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi-fe2021111154648
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|Publish Date:|| 2021-11-11
In this workshop, we strive to formulate a working definition of a participatory digital citizenship, and to share issues, challenges, opportunities, methods and empirical examples pertaining to participatory digital citizenship as a goal. The rational for such a work lies in extensive digitalization of everyday life, which has turned data into valuable capital and a means of manipulation. Excessively datafied environments and more and more powerful algorithms and artificial intelligences used for processing data pose a threat to societies’ democratic arrangements and principles. Our goal is to explore the possibilities and limitations of expanding the concept of digital citizenship towards a direction that addresses the deep power asymmetry existing between the ones that use data and ones that are monitored.
CHI’21: Extended Abstracts of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
ACM SIGCHI Annual Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
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A4 Article in conference proceedings
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520 Other social sciences
Dr. Ylipulli expresses her gratitude for the Academy of Finland for funding the project Digital Inequality in Smart Cities (DISC), grant number 332143. Dr. Luusua would like to thank the Academy of Finland for funding the project Experiencing Artifcial Intelligence in the Smart City: Co-creating applications for urban life (AI City), grant number 316136.
|Academy of Finland Grant Number:||
332143 (Academy of Finland Funding decision)
316136 (Academy of Finland Funding decision)
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