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Guest lecture Sustainable Lens 2014

October 2014 version of guest lecture on Sustainable Lens.

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Guest lecture Sustainable Lens 2014

  1. 1. A framework for sustainable computing
  2. 2. Sustainable development is the kind of development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Brundtland Commission 1987
  3. 3. Watson et al. (2012) Fish and Fisheries (data from FAO)
  4. 4. As a society we have to learn to live in a complex world of interdependent systems with high uncertainties and multiple legitimate interests. These complex and evolving systems require a new way of thinking about risk, uncertainty, ambiguity and ignorance. These systems require that we can think simultaneously of drivers and impacts of our actions across scales and barriers of space, time, culture, species and disciplinary boundaries.
  5. 5. Making invisible visible
  6. 6. • Recognition of unseen elements • See opportunities for sustainable practice skills • Identify un/sustainabilityness of actions – that is recognise if something is unsustainable, or distinguish degrees of sustainability • Present options and ways of framing alternatives
  7. 7. Beyond argumentative behaviour change (and good/evil choices)
  8. 8. • How can a collaborative approach based on motivational interviewing be used to overcome barriers in behaviour change
  9. 9. Sustainability as systems And we are part of those systems.
  10. 10. • What would be the consequence of considering an basis of interaction that is a collaboration with the environment (rather than on, or about the environment)? • How can Sustainable Lens position human as actors rather than stressors? • How can Sustainable Lens combine human and biophysical information into a single coherent narrative?
  11. 11. Te Rūnanga o Ōtākou Kāti Huirapaki Puketeraki Runaka Te Runanga o Moeraki Hokonui Rūnaka
  12. 12. Objective 1: The development and testing of a participatory approach to game development. Objective 2: Develop a software tool for creating specific Māori virtual environments: the “SimPā toolkit” Objective 3: Develop and test tools for the use of games in teaching Māori concepts. Objective 4: Develop techniques and practices for the further use of GamePā Objective 5: Develop a new specialist area in education: Māori digital content Objective 6. Develop a process of adoption of this initiative beyond the collaborating partners
  13. 13. • Overwhelming success, but very different to that expected. • Need to abandon a linear flow to accommodate a process that is very much more organic. • SimPā toolkit has ended up being much more about process – partnerships of ideas and capabilities – than about the technology. • Need to recognise complex structures of knowledge ownership • The project has taken far more partnership negotiation than the team ever imagined. • The SimPā team had to be indistinguishably both Otago Polytechnic and Iwi
  14. 14. Sustainability as ethics extended in space and time.
  15. 15. To what extent do you agree/disagree with the following statements? Strongly Disagree (1) Disagree (2) Neither Agree nor Disagree (3) Agree (4) Strongly Agree (5) If it's legal it's ethical      The dignity and welfare of people should be the most important concern in society      Selfishness is the best guiding principle      Questions of what is ethical for everyone can never be resolved since what is moral or immoral is up to the individual.      Business is a special case, the ethics are different to personal life     
  16. 16. To what extent do you agree/disagree with the following statements? Strongly Disagree (1) Disagree (2) Neither Agree nor Disagree (3) Agree (4) Strongly Agree (5) As long as everyone is following "they are in it for themselves" society as a whole will prosper      If I'm operating within the law I don't need to worry about ethics      It is never necessary to sacrifice others      What is ethical varies from one situation and society to another      My employer will protect me if anything goes wrong, so long as I've followed their rules.     
  17. 17. To what extent do you agree/disagree with the following statements? Strongly Disagree (1) Disagree (2) Neither Agree nor Disagree (3) Agree (4) Strongly Agree (5) The existence of potential harm to others is always wrong, irrespective of the benefits to be gained      My job as a computer professional is to provide the technical solutions (code or infrastructure), my managers will have considered the ethical implications      There is no room in business for soft things like ethics, if your competitor does it then you can      Computing is largely theoretical or technical - with little consequence      The existence of potential harm to others is always wrong, irrespective of the benefits to be gained     
  18. 18. 0 1 2 3 4 It is never necessary to sacrifice others The existence of potential harm to others is always wrong, irrespective of the benefits to be gained The dignity and welfare of people should be the most important concern in society There is no room in business for soft things like ethics, if your competitor does it then you can Business is a special case, the ethics are different to personal life What is ethical varies from one situation and society to another Questions of what is ethical for everyone can never be resolved since what is moral or immoral is up to the individual. My job as a computer professional is to provide the technical solutions (code or infrastructure), my managers will have… My employer will protect me if anything goes wrong, so long as I've followed their rules. As long as everyone is following "they are in it for themselves" society as a whole will prosper Selfishness is the best guiding principle If I'm operating within the law I don't need to worry about ethics If it's legal it's ethical agree } Naïve legalism } Naïve egoism } Naïve agency } Naïve relativism } Naïve relativism in context } Idealism
  19. 19. 0 1 2 3 4 It is never necessary to sacrifice others The existence of potential harm to others is always wrong, irrespective of the benefits to be gained The dignity and welfare of people should be the most important concern in society There is no room in business for soft things like ethics, if your competitor does it then you can Business is a special case, the ethics are different to personal life What is ethical varies from one situation and society to another Questions of what is ethical for everyone can never be resolved since what is moral or immoral is up to the individual. My job as a computer professional is to provide the technical solutions (code or infrastructure), my managers will have… My employer will protect me if anything goes wrong, so long as I've followed their rules. As long as everyone is following "they are in it for themselves" society as a whole will prosper Selfishness is the best guiding principle If I'm operating within the law I don't need to worry about ethics If it's legal it's ethical disagree agree
  20. 20. 0 1 2 3 4 It is never necessary to sacrifice others The existence of potential harm to others is always wrong, irrespective of the benefits to be gained The dignity and welfare of people should be the most important concern in society There is no room in business for soft things like ethics, if your competitor does it then you can Business is a special case, the ethics are different to personal life What is ethical varies from one situation and society to another Questions of what is ethical for everyone can never be resolved since what is moral or immoral is up to the individual. My job as a computer professional is to provide the technical solutions (code or infrastructure), my managers will have… My employer will protect me if anything goes wrong, so long as I've followed their rules. As long as everyone is following "they are in it for themselves" society as a whole will prosper Selfishness is the best guiding principle If I'm operating within the law I don't need to worry about ethics If it's legal it's ethical disagree agree Student Employer
  21. 21. • How can our Sustainable Lens be able to operate on multiple scales of space and time simultaneously? • How can we develop systems that explicitly account for both our ancestors and future generations?
  22. 22. There are multiple legitimate interests.
  23. 23. • To what extent will solutions need to be tailored to individual situations? • How can we to communicate across these divides of understanding form an opportunity for collaboration? • How can support for the sustainable practitioner adapt to changing understandings?
  24. 24. Forget the dogma of "you can't manage what we can't measure" We must befriend uncertainty.
  25. 25. • How can Sustainable Lens represent uncertainty? • How can Sustainable Lens support situations where there is no single right answer?
  26. 26. Working with scenarios Visioning a better life, not a lesser life.
  27. 27. • What is the nature of the complexity of models and engagement with degree of participation? • How can Sustainable Lens encourage and actively support sharing solutions and understandings? • How can we integrate and visualise data from multiple sources across multiple scales of space and time? What are the implications of doing this in real time and in participatory situations? • To what extent should we expose the models used?
  28. 28. Sustainability as communication but not the greenwash kind.
  29. 29. • How might we begin to describe sustainability in terms of patterns? • How can Sustainable Lens provide engaging, accessible and understandable interactions? • How can Sustainable Lens allow people to ‘‘drill down’’ past the charisma (of the surface) and access the back stories – the researchers, management?
  30. 30. • How can open modelling frameworks encourage an effective and efficient structure for collaborative sharing, reusing and critiquing of elements in a Sustainable Lens worldview? • How can Sustainable Lens use make use of multiple understandings to improve understanding?
  31. 31. Participation
  32. 32. sustainablelens.org

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