HCI for peace: from idealism to concrete steps

TitleHCI for peace: from idealism to concrete steps
Publication TypeConference Papers
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsHourcade J P, Bullock-Rest NE, Friedman B, Nelson M, Shneiderman B, Zaphiris P
Conference NamePART 2 ———– Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems
Date Published2011///
Conference LocationNew York, NY, USA
Keywordscyprus, peace, persuasive technology, post-conflict reconciliation, social media, value sensitive design, war

This panel will contribute diverse perspectives on the use of computer technology to promote peace and prevent armed conflict. These perspectives include: the use of social media to promote democracy and citizen participation, the role of computers in helping people communicate across division lines in zones of conflict, how persuasive technology can promote peace, and how interaction design can play a role in post-conflict reconciliation.