UIC Innovation Center
Mobile Processing 2011
Adriana de Souza e Silva: Net Locality: Mobile interfaces in hybrid spaces
In this talk, Adriana de Souza e Silva explores the social implications of using location-aware mobile technologies in urban spaces. Specifically, she investigates how their use challenges our current notions of privacy, urban sociability, and how they support new ways of filtering and “controlling” spaces around us. Souza e Silva frames the development of these technologies within the context of Net Locality, which denotes a shift in the way we experience both the Internet and public spaces, in which location becomes the organizing logic of social interactions.
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