302 Works

Co-construction of Information Systems Designs and Social Values : An Ethnographic Study

Richard Arias-Hernandez
Scholarly work usually characterizes engineers as politically and socially conservative individuals; instruments of the expansion of capitalism and neoliberalism. It also portrays them as supporters of both the State and the big corporations that employ them. This talk reports on an ethnographic study that documented the work of a group of information technology (IT) engineers in Colombia who decided to create a space of exception to neoliberalism in the form of a Non-Governmental Engineering Organization...

Human(e) Interactions with the Environment

Yemi Adeyeye, Evan Bowness, Mollie Chapman, Tugce Conger, Jamie Fenneman, Graham McDowell, Emily Rugel, Steve Williams & Stefan Pauer
In collaboration with the Public Scholars Initiative (PSI), the IKBLC Community Engagement & Programs division presents the “PhDs Go Public Research Talk Series,” which showcases doctoral students telling their community-engaged research stories in just under seven minutes. In “Human(e) Interactions with the Environment,” nine PhD students from UBC’s Public Scholars Initiative engage the public by using the Pecha Kucha format to present on how their research is contributing to the public good, and making a...

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