Blinded by data: The risks of the implicit focus on data in ICT for Sustainability

@inproceedings{Zapico2014BlindedBD,
  title={Blinded by data: The risks of the implicit focus on data in ICT for Sustainability},
  author={Jorge Luis Zapico},
  booktitle={ICT4S},
  year={2014}
}
Sustainability is a normative concept, building on ideas such as justice, equity and responsibility, and based on human culture and society. Computers, internet, and the technologies that are central in our network society embed also normative values and are part of a cultural context. But the work looking at computer technologies and sustainability has been mostly oriented towards either calculating the impact of technology or using technology as a tool for solving practical problems. ICT is… CONTINUE READING