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Exploring the Representation of Women Perspectives in Technologies

Dray, Susan and Peer, Andrea and Brock, Anke and Peters, Anicia and Bardzell, Shaowen and Burnett, Margaret and Churchill, Elizabeth and Poole, Erika and Busse, Daniela Exploring the Representation of Women Perspectives in Technologies. (2013) In: ACM CHI International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI 2013, 27 April 2013 - 2 May 2013 (Paris, France).

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2468356.2468799

Abstract

Technology has a profound mediating effect on the way we relate, obtain knowledge, and contribute to society. Given the impact and potential ramifications of technology on our society, it is imperative that both masculine and feminine perspectives are included in shaping our modern day technologies. This panel focuses on the representation of women perspectives in technologies we design, analyze, and use. There are many barriers when it comes to getting women perspectives into system designs such as: the small amount of HCI gender research currently in the literature, the lack of analysis of gender-agnostic software tools which fit female problem-solving approaches, and low grant support for research which looks at the representation of the feminists' perspective in our current discourse. This panel will address these barriers with respect to the tools and technologies we experience and design.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution:Other partners > Association of Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Human Computer Interaction - ACM SigCHI (USA)
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - Toulouse INP (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UT3 (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès - UT2J (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse 1 Capitole - UT1 (FRANCE)
Other partners > Dray & Associates (USA)
Other partners > Indiana University - IU (USA)
Other partners > The Pennsylvania State University - PENNSTATE (USA)
Other partners > Samsung Research America - SRA (USA)
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