Publics in practice: ubiquitous computing at a shelter for homeless mothers

  title={Publics in practice: ubiquitous computing at a shelter for homeless mothers},
  author={Christopher A. Le Dantec and Robert G. Farrell and Jim Christensen and Mark Bailey and Jason B. Ellis and Wendy A. Kellogg and W. Keith Edwards},
Today, commodity technologies like mobile phones - once symbols of status and wealth - have become deeply woven into social and economic participation in Western society. Despite the pervasiveness of these technologies, there remain groups who may not have extensive access to them but who are nonetheless deeply affected by their presence in everyday life. In light of this, we designed, built, and deployed a ubiquitous computing system for one such overlooked group: the staff and residents at a… CONTINUE READING
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