Technological artefacts are not neutral, but embody socio-cultural, political, ethical, and other values. Assumptions and conceptions determine the various phases of research and development and inscribe themselves in these products and services.
Questions relating to Impulses
How does our project contribute to making the world a better place?
Technology design is based on values, e.g., privacy and security, power relations, distribution of work, production conditions, gender equality and participation, anti-racism, trans*gender equity, disability justice, inclusion, user empowerment, sustainability, ecological responsibility. How do we reflect and integrate such values in our project?
Does our field of interest provide opportunities for inclusive technology design?
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