Using technology to reveal the politics of the built environment

in UbiComp 2013 Adjunct - Adjunct Publication of the 2013 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, Journal article


In the UK the majority of people do not vote in local elections. However electoral participation is vital to a democratic society. This paper suggests that technology could be used to embed political information into the built environment so that people can easily see how resources are being used in their area and bring political discussion into cities, towns and villages.