Public Interest Technology, Citizen Assemblies, and Performative Governance

Jeremy Pitt, Katina Michael, Roba Abbas

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Abstract

Social activity can be directed toward attempts to produce, promote, or optimize a particular facet of that concept, such as social justice, common knowledge, or collective well-being. The relative success of such activity can be determined according to a metric, or system of metrics, that might be used to measure the performance, level, or quality of that facet. Technologies are developed as a consequence of such application pull, to help implement the policies which are intended to advance the public interest. Systems can then be designed using methodologies like value-sensitive design and operationalized to produce socio-technical solutions to support or complement policies which address environmental sustainability, social justice, or public health.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number9527285
Pages (from-to)6-9
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Technology and Society Magazine
Volume40
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)

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