Vol. 35, No. 1, Spring 2016
Personal data is a commodity, and there is great incentive for those profiting from that commodity to conceal the ways in which our personal data is being collected, used, and shared.
As such, principles of design and narrative are applied so that the benefits of connective devices and platforms are obvious — but risks are camouflaged in densely constructed fine print in terms of service agreements.
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Creepiness Is in the Eye of the Beholder
Blockchain Thinking and Euphoric Hubris
Are Technologies Innocent? Part II
Christopher Pearce and Michael Arnold
Dagen Högertrafik (H-Day) and Risk Habituation
Ryan Tate, Gregory Conti, Alexander Farmer, and Edward Sobiesk
Aikaterini D. Baka and Nikolaos K. Uzunoglu
Youngseok Lee, Inbae Chang, and Sohyung Cho
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