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From Social Butterfly to Engaged Citizen : Urban Informatics, Social Media, Ubiquitous Computing, and Mobile Technology to Support Citizen Engagement.

By: Contributor(s): Series: The MIT Press SerPublisher: Cambridge : MIT Press, 2011Copyright date: ©2011Description: 1 online resource (541 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780262298445
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: From Social Butterfly to Engaged Citizen : Urban Informatics, Social Media, Ubiquitous Computing, and Mobile Technology to Support Citizen EngagementDDC classification:
  • 302.23/1
LOC classification:
  • QA76.5915 -- .F76 2011eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Theories of Engagement -- Civic and Civil Engagement -- Creative Engagement -- Technologies of Engagement -- Design Engagement -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- Part I. Theories of Engagement -- Foreword -- Chapter 1. The Ideas and Ideals in Urban Media -- Technological and Urban Imaginaries -- U-City -- Urban Flaneurs and Situationists -- The City as an Operating System -- The City as a Commons -- The City as a Community of Strangers -- The City as a Public Sphere -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 2. The Moral Economy of Social Media -- The Moral Economy -- Conceptual Framework -- Watching Social Media Happen -- Audiences and Publics -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- Note -- References -- Chapter 3. The Protocological Surround: Reconceptualizing Radio and Architecture in the Wireless City -- Sensual Integration in the Mobile Wireless City -- Radio on -- Wireless Regimes and the Lightness of Touch -- Engagement and Contact in the Wireless Surround -- References -- Chapter 4. Mobile Media and the Strategies of Urban Citizenship: Control, Responsibilization, Politicization -- Mobile Media, Citizen Engagement, and the "Graffiti Problem" -- Making Cities Better? Models of Citizen Engagement in Graffiti-e-nose, Citizens Connect, and ReFace -- Mobile Media, Urban Governance, and Citizenship: Control, Responsibilization, Politicization -- Mobile Technologies and Citizen Engagement: Participation ≠ Empowerment (but Empowerment = Participation) -- Notes -- References -- Part II. Civic Engagement -- Foreword -- Chapter 5. Advancing Design for Sustainable Food Cultures -- The Context of Food Cultures: Engagement across Disciplines -- Farmers' Markets: Engagement with and among Users/Nonusers -- Food Production: Engagement for Sustained Usability -- Refl ection and Future Directions -- References.
Chapter 6. Building Digital Participation Hives: Toward a Local Public Sphere -- Introduction -- Analyzing Participation in Web 2.0 Civic Initiatives -- Building a Participation Hive: Conditions for Growing Participation -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 7. Between Experience, Affect, and Information: Experimental Urban Interfaces in the Climate Change Debate -- Related Work -- Theoretical Foundation and Relations -- Case Projects -- Analysis of the Projects -- Discussion, Concluding Remarks, and Future Work -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 8. More Than Friends: Social and Mobile Media for Activist Organizations -- Designing for Activist Organizations -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 9. Gardening Online: A Tale of Suburban Informatics -- The Collaborative Research and Design Project -- SmartGardenWatering.org.au -- Going into the Garden: The Reception of SGW 1.0 -- SmartGardenWatering 2.0 -- Theoretical and Practical Implications for HCI Design -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 10. The Rise of the Expert Amateur: Citizen Science and Microvolunteerism -- Manifesto -- Environment, Technology, and Us -- Sensor Stories -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Part: III Creative Engagement -- Foreword -- Reference -- Chapter 11. Street Haunting: Sounding the Invisible City -- "Forget Old Ways to Describe Cities": Picturing the Invisible in the Real-Time City -- "Where Did I Lose You, My Trampled Fantasies?" -- Listening in to the (Invisible) Past within the Present: Archival Detours and Auditory Detournements -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 12. Family Worlds: Technological Engagement for Families Negotiating Urban Traffic -- Families and Technology -- New Technologies and the Distributed Family -- Familial Use of Technologies in Urban Contexts -- Children and Urban Traffi c -- Discussion.
Implications for Design of Family-Oriented Technologies -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 13. Urban Media: New Complexities, New Possibilities-A Manifesto -- Understanding Urban Media -- Urban Narratives -- Case Studies -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- Note -- References -- Links: Active Projects, Parsons The New School for Design -- Chapter 14. Bjørnetjeneste: Using the City as a Backdrop for Location-Based Interactive Narratives -- Related Work -- Augmenting the City with Fiction -- Bjørnetjeneste -- The Bjørnetjeneste Prototype System -- The Storyline -- User-Experience Test Screenings -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 15. Mobile Interactions as Social Machines: Poor Urban Youth at Playin Bangladesh -- Mobile-Use Holding Power -- Methodology -- Findings -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- References -- Part IV: Technologies of Engagement -- Foreword -- Reference -- Chapter 16. Sensing, Projecting, and Interpreting Digital Identity through Bluetooth: From Anonymous Encounters to Social Engagement -- Space, Place, and Identity -- The Studies -- Conclusion and Ongoing Work -- Acknowledgments -- Note -- References -- Chapter 17. The Policy and Export of Ubiquitous Place: Investigating South Korean U-Cities -- Korean Social Context and U-Cities -- New Songdo as Ubiquitous City -- Exportation of Urban Form -- Civic Engagement and the U-City -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 18. Engaging Citizens and Community with the UBI Hotspots -- UBI Hotspots -- Discussion -- References -- Chapter 19. Crowdsensing in the Web: Analyzing the Citizen Experience inthe Urban Space -- Introduction -- Collecting and Mining Buzz -- The Eyes of the World: Visualizing Buzz as it Comes Online -- Ranking Buzz: A Case Study in Architecture.
Understanding Buzz: Natural Language Text Analysis of User-Generated Content -- Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- Note -- References -- Chapter 20. Empowering Urban Communities through Social Commonalities -- Semantic Profiles -- Recommendation Approach -- Semantic Space Approach -- Comparing Semantic Profiles -- Measure -- Conclusion -- References -- Part V: Design Engagement -- Foreword -- Sitting on the Train with Our Backs to the Engine -- References -- Chapter 21. A Streetscape Portal -- Background -- The Streetscape Portal -- Discussion -- Other Examples -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- Note -- References -- Chapter 22. Nonanthropocentrism and the Nonhuman in Design: Possibilities for Designing New Forms of Engagement with and through Technology -- Theoretical Roots of Nonanthropocentrism and the Nonhuman -- Expressivities and Affordances in Deleuze, Guattari, and DeLanda -- Actor-Network Theory -- Nonanthropocentrism in Design -- The Experience of Decentering -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 23. Building the Open-Source City: Changing Work Environments for Collaboration and Innovation -- Theoretical Background -- Breakout! Escape from the Office -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 24. Dramatic Character Development Personas to Tailor Apartment Designs for Different Residential Lifestyles -- The Case-Study Site -- Workshop Method -- Data Analysis-Part 1: Design Personas -- Data Analysis-Part 2: Use Scenarios -- Conclusion and Future Work -- Acknowledgments -- Note -- References -- Epilogue: The City as Information Organism -- References -- Editor Biographies -- Author Biographies -- Index.
Summary: Studies from around the world show how the social media tools of Web 2.0 are shaping engagement with cities, communities, and spaces.
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Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Theories of Engagement -- Civic and Civil Engagement -- Creative Engagement -- Technologies of Engagement -- Design Engagement -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- Part I. Theories of Engagement -- Foreword -- Chapter 1. The Ideas and Ideals in Urban Media -- Technological and Urban Imaginaries -- U-City -- Urban Flaneurs and Situationists -- The City as an Operating System -- The City as a Commons -- The City as a Community of Strangers -- The City as a Public Sphere -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 2. The Moral Economy of Social Media -- The Moral Economy -- Conceptual Framework -- Watching Social Media Happen -- Audiences and Publics -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- Note -- References -- Chapter 3. The Protocological Surround: Reconceptualizing Radio and Architecture in the Wireless City -- Sensual Integration in the Mobile Wireless City -- Radio on -- Wireless Regimes and the Lightness of Touch -- Engagement and Contact in the Wireless Surround -- References -- Chapter 4. Mobile Media and the Strategies of Urban Citizenship: Control, Responsibilization, Politicization -- Mobile Media, Citizen Engagement, and the "Graffiti Problem" -- Making Cities Better? Models of Citizen Engagement in Graffiti-e-nose, Citizens Connect, and ReFace -- Mobile Media, Urban Governance, and Citizenship: Control, Responsibilization, Politicization -- Mobile Technologies and Citizen Engagement: Participation ≠ Empowerment (but Empowerment = Participation) -- Notes -- References -- Part II. Civic Engagement -- Foreword -- Chapter 5. Advancing Design for Sustainable Food Cultures -- The Context of Food Cultures: Engagement across Disciplines -- Farmers' Markets: Engagement with and among Users/Nonusers -- Food Production: Engagement for Sustained Usability -- Refl ection and Future Directions -- References.

Chapter 6. Building Digital Participation Hives: Toward a Local Public Sphere -- Introduction -- Analyzing Participation in Web 2.0 Civic Initiatives -- Building a Participation Hive: Conditions for Growing Participation -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 7. Between Experience, Affect, and Information: Experimental Urban Interfaces in the Climate Change Debate -- Related Work -- Theoretical Foundation and Relations -- Case Projects -- Analysis of the Projects -- Discussion, Concluding Remarks, and Future Work -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 8. More Than Friends: Social and Mobile Media for Activist Organizations -- Designing for Activist Organizations -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 9. Gardening Online: A Tale of Suburban Informatics -- The Collaborative Research and Design Project -- SmartGardenWatering.org.au -- Going into the Garden: The Reception of SGW 1.0 -- SmartGardenWatering 2.0 -- Theoretical and Practical Implications for HCI Design -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 10. The Rise of the Expert Amateur: Citizen Science and Microvolunteerism -- Manifesto -- Environment, Technology, and Us -- Sensor Stories -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Part: III Creative Engagement -- Foreword -- Reference -- Chapter 11. Street Haunting: Sounding the Invisible City -- "Forget Old Ways to Describe Cities": Picturing the Invisible in the Real-Time City -- "Where Did I Lose You, My Trampled Fantasies?" -- Listening in to the (Invisible) Past within the Present: Archival Detours and Auditory Detournements -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 12. Family Worlds: Technological Engagement for Families Negotiating Urban Traffic -- Families and Technology -- New Technologies and the Distributed Family -- Familial Use of Technologies in Urban Contexts -- Children and Urban Traffi c -- Discussion.

Implications for Design of Family-Oriented Technologies -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 13. Urban Media: New Complexities, New Possibilities-A Manifesto -- Understanding Urban Media -- Urban Narratives -- Case Studies -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- Note -- References -- Links: Active Projects, Parsons The New School for Design -- Chapter 14. Bjørnetjeneste: Using the City as a Backdrop for Location-Based Interactive Narratives -- Related Work -- Augmenting the City with Fiction -- Bjørnetjeneste -- The Bjørnetjeneste Prototype System -- The Storyline -- User-Experience Test Screenings -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 15. Mobile Interactions as Social Machines: Poor Urban Youth at Playin Bangladesh -- Mobile-Use Holding Power -- Methodology -- Findings -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- References -- Part IV: Technologies of Engagement -- Foreword -- Reference -- Chapter 16. Sensing, Projecting, and Interpreting Digital Identity through Bluetooth: From Anonymous Encounters to Social Engagement -- Space, Place, and Identity -- The Studies -- Conclusion and Ongoing Work -- Acknowledgments -- Note -- References -- Chapter 17. The Policy and Export of Ubiquitous Place: Investigating South Korean U-Cities -- Korean Social Context and U-Cities -- New Songdo as Ubiquitous City -- Exportation of Urban Form -- Civic Engagement and the U-City -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 18. Engaging Citizens and Community with the UBI Hotspots -- UBI Hotspots -- Discussion -- References -- Chapter 19. Crowdsensing in the Web: Analyzing the Citizen Experience inthe Urban Space -- Introduction -- Collecting and Mining Buzz -- The Eyes of the World: Visualizing Buzz as it Comes Online -- Ranking Buzz: A Case Study in Architecture.

Understanding Buzz: Natural Language Text Analysis of User-Generated Content -- Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- Note -- References -- Chapter 20. Empowering Urban Communities through Social Commonalities -- Semantic Profiles -- Recommendation Approach -- Semantic Space Approach -- Comparing Semantic Profiles -- Measure -- Conclusion -- References -- Part V: Design Engagement -- Foreword -- Sitting on the Train with Our Backs to the Engine -- References -- Chapter 21. A Streetscape Portal -- Background -- The Streetscape Portal -- Discussion -- Other Examples -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- Note -- References -- Chapter 22. Nonanthropocentrism and the Nonhuman in Design: Possibilities for Designing New Forms of Engagement with and through Technology -- Theoretical Roots of Nonanthropocentrism and the Nonhuman -- Expressivities and Affordances in Deleuze, Guattari, and DeLanda -- Actor-Network Theory -- Nonanthropocentrism in Design -- The Experience of Decentering -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 23. Building the Open-Source City: Changing Work Environments for Collaboration and Innovation -- Theoretical Background -- Breakout! Escape from the Office -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 24. Dramatic Character Development Personas to Tailor Apartment Designs for Different Residential Lifestyles -- The Case-Study Site -- Workshop Method -- Data Analysis-Part 1: Design Personas -- Data Analysis-Part 2: Use Scenarios -- Conclusion and Future Work -- Acknowledgments -- Note -- References -- Epilogue: The City as Information Organism -- References -- Editor Biographies -- Author Biographies -- Index.

Studies from around the world show how the social media tools of Web 2.0 are shaping engagement with cities, communities, and spaces.

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