In the shadow of hateful glass

Citizen as Glitch in the Smart City

Florence Okoye | @FINOkoye | @AfroFutures_UK

The smart city, as an embedded augmented reality is the collapse of the digital dualism.

"[The] glitch is a correction to the “machine”, and, in turn, a positive departure."

-- 'Digital Dualism and the Glitch feminism manifesto', Legacy Russell

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Participation as methodology

Decentralising and dispersing design authority and capability.

Embedding chaotic dynamics

Designing feedback loops to expose bias and reboot design process.

"With ubiquity comes ignorance and it seems to be a plottable, predictable curve...

-- Julian Oliver, 'Feedback, White noise and glitches: cyberspace strikes back'

...The idea of being a critical engineer is to intervene at this point and say "No! Stop!". We need to reflect on what we are working with and how what we depend upon is shaping us."

-- Julian Oliver, 'Feedback, White noise and glitches: cyberspace strikes back'

How are we to glitchify this hateful glass?

Thank you

Florence Okoye | @FINOkoye | @AfroFutures_UK

In the shadows of hateful glass

By FINOkoye

In the shadows of hateful glass

For Building with Bias event

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