Published on December 9, 2014

Public engagement on the Internet of Things is essential if we are to put societal values at the centre of technological developments : Democratic Audit UK


By Sonia Bussu

Dr Sonia Bussu is a researcher at Involve. She is passionate about increasing citizen voice in public policy (so much so that she did a PhD on the topic) and over the past few years she has been involved in several research projects on citizen participation in policy-making.

How do we ensure that the ‘next big thing’ – the Internet of Things – be harnessed for the public good? Sonia Bussu argues that the involvement of the public is key to ensure that a common language is developed, and that societal values at put at the centre of technological developments.

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