Getting connected- at what cost? Some ethical issues on mobile HCI

Pirhonen, Antti and Sillence, Elizabeth (2009) Getting connected- at what cost? Some ethical issues on mobile HCI. International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction, 1 (3). pp. 9-17. ISSN 1942-390X

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/jmhci.2009070102

Abstract

The large scale deployment of mobile applications inevitably affects our daily lives and the whole culture. Not all of these effects are desirable. In a market economy, ethical issues are not the foremost drivers in the development of technology. In this paper, we ask whether the mobile human-computer interaction community could take an active role in discussing the issues which really matter in the development of technology for human beings, rather than concentrating on the fine tuning of emerging gadgets.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: human computer interaction, mobiles
Subjects: G400 Computer Science
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Psychology
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Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2011 16:31
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2017 17:21
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/2793

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