Jacob Sheahan, PhD

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Frictions of Care & Technology
Design Informatics, University of Edinburgh

As care technologies enable our practices of care, particularly passive forms that are convenient and seamless, we wonder how could the tacit frictions of care provide opportunities to negotiate consent, build trust & enhance care networks, re-imagining the role of technology.

☞ Debate (Forthcoming): Navigating Mediated Kinship & Care Ageing-in-Place
Presentation (Forthcoming): Tech Caregiving in Networks of Care
Workshops (WIP): Playing with Frictions in Design & Care

I acknowledge the peoples on whose lands I conduct my work, and respectfully acknowledge  Ancestors and Elders, past, present and emerging.

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