Living Inside Mobile Social Information

  • Starts: 9:00 am on Monday, April 29, 2013
  • Ends: 5:00 pm on Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The “Living Inside Mobile Social Conference” is a private event that will feature 12 expert presentations on emerging media studies. The conference will focus on emerging technologies and how they are increasingly offering mobile people convenient heads-up displays of situationally relevant data on an individualized basis. Having readily accessible information concerning the ambient environment is for many an exciting prospect though for others it is a source of concern and distress. Yet despite strong reactions to these developments, commentary on how such technologies may affect social relations and individuals' internal states has too often remained the province of casual commentators. The purpose of this workshop is to move past casual speculation and instead draw on systematic social-science based analyses of relevant issues regarding interaction under mobile conditions when information, especially socially relevant information, is widely available.