Designing for Homeless Young People: Precaution in Ubiquitous Computing   Jill Palzkill Woelfer David G. Hendry Globi-Comp...
The University District The University of Washington http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&tab=wl
Built environment
Actors and Infrastructure
Actors and  Non-Digital Infrastructure
Digital Infrastructure
Actors and  Digital Infrastructure
Hidden from view
Hidden from view Living out in public
What would happen if we turned the “Flier”  into a pervasive digital resource? The Scenario Acronyms and hours of service*...
A public kiosk? Cell phones and  web browsers? Semi-private confidential resource turned into freely-available public info...
A Precautionary Stance <ul><li>A young person may be able to find a service agency, but the young person may then be “foun...
One designer’s precaution is another’s missed opportunity for development…
Jill Palzkill Woelfer David G. Hendry The Information School University of Washington [email_address] Know What, then Know...
Woelfer, J. P., Yeung, M. W-M., Erdmann, C. G., & Hendry, D. G. (2008). Value considerations in an information ecology: Pr...
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  1. 1. Designing for Homeless Young People: Precaution in Ubiquitous Computing Jill Palzkill Woelfer David G. Hendry Globi-Comp Workshop: Taking Ubicomp Beyond Developed Worlds September 30, 2009
  2. 2. The University District The University of Washington http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&tab=wl
  3. 3. Built environment
  4. 4. Actors and Infrastructure
  5. 5. Actors and Non-Digital Infrastructure
  6. 6. Digital Infrastructure
  7. 7. Actors and Digital Infrastructure
  8. 8. Hidden from view
  9. 9. Hidden from view Living out in public
  10. 10. What would happen if we turned the “Flier” into a pervasive digital resource? The Scenario Acronyms and hours of service* Program descriptions* * Information redacted to protect confidentiality
  11. 11. A public kiosk? Cell phones and web browsers? Semi-private confidential resource turned into freely-available public information
  12. 12. A Precautionary Stance <ul><li>A young person may be able to find a service agency, but the young person may then be “found” </li></ul>
  13. 13. One designer’s precaution is another’s missed opportunity for development…
  14. 14. Jill Palzkill Woelfer David G. Hendry The Information School University of Washington [email_address] Know What, then Know How http://www.ischool.washington.edu/researchStories/ctop_story.html
  15. 15. Woelfer, J. P., Yeung, M. W-M., Erdmann, C. G., & Hendry, D. G. (2008). Value considerations in an information ecology: Printed materials, service agencies, and homeless young people. In A. Grove (Ed.), Proceedings of the 71st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST AM ’08) (pp. 248-256). Silver Spring: ASIS. http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/122420645/abstract Woelfer, J. P., & Hendry, D. G. Creating a community technology center for homeless young people: Preliminary experience report. Presented at The 8th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children, Workshop on Digital Technologies and Marginalized Youth: Reducing the Gap (Como, Italy, June 3-5, 2009). http://www.cs.uiowa.edu/~hourcade/idc-workshop/woelfer_pdf Woelfer, J. P., & Hendry, D. G. (in press). Stabilizing homeless young people with information and place. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/122499090/abstract References

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