Penny Duquenoy

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Within the field of HCI there are a number of preferred approaches towards design. As within other disciplines, these approaches are often irreconcilable. We explore the possibilities of using ethics as a way to bridge the gap and re-establish the design focus of doing good towards the user. This is the idea of 'justice' to aid improved design. According to(More)
Unsolicited Commercial Communication-also known as spam-has traditionally been the most visible e-mail threat and has reached a point where it creates a major problem for the development of e-commerce and the information society. It is currently estimated that 60 per cent of all e-mail messages are spam. including the United Kingdom have all recently(More)
It is not always easy to speak about ethics in the context of the global information society, at least in some influent circles. People prefer the term 'governance', especially if it is associated with self-regulation. This paper summarises the findings of the analysis of some 40 self-regulation documents, using a standardised grid of analysis, carried out(More)
The focus on the use of existing and new technologies to facilitate advances in medical imaging and medical informatics (MIMI) is often directed to the technical capabilities and possibilities that these technologies bring. The technologies, though, in acting as a mediating agent alter the dynamics and context of information delivery in subtle ways. While(More)