Xaroula Kerasidou

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This paper explores ubicomp as a configuration that comprises three key figures: ubiquitous computing as a name and a term, Mark Weiser who came to be identified as the father of ubiquitous computing, and finally the temporalities folded within ubicomp’s ‘vision’; all three figures tightly interwoven under the phrase, Weiser’s vision of ubiquitous(More)
Networked collaboration and information exchange technologies have transformative potential for PPDR and risk governance. However, it is difficult to shape these transformations in a way that supports real world practices of collaboration and sense-making, and it is even more difficult to do so in ways that are ethically, legally and socially sensitive and(More)
This paper explores discourses of automation as a key ethical concern in the development of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems for disaster response. We discuss problems arising from 'humanistic' dichotomies that pit human against machine, military against civil uses and experts against laypersons. We explore how it may be possible to overcome(More)
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