Organizers

Dawn Nafus is an anthropologist at Intel Labs. Her research focuses on self-tracking, data literacy and socio-technical formations that resist dominant modalities of biomedical and algorithmic ways of knowing. She is the editor of Quantified: Biosensing Technologies in Everyday Life and coauthor of Self-Tracking (both MIT Press).

Lucian Leahu is an Assistant Professor in the People and Computational Things group at the IT University of Copenhagen. His work investigates the interplay between sensing, machine leaning, artificial intelligence, and interaction design with a focus on physical and mental well-being.

Luke Stark is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Sociology at Dartmouth College. He studies the history of emotion’s quantification and incorporation into computational media, as well as privacy, digital labor, and the concept of the visceral as applied to interface design.

Nick Merrill is a PhD candidate at the UC Berkeley School of Information. He studies efforts to “read” or “decode” the mind using digital sensors, and what people think sensors can say about them in different settings.

Richmond Wong is a PhD student at the UC Berkeley School of Information. He researches the ways new privacy concerns are imagined through public discourse, cultural media and policymaking processes.

Noura Howell is a PhD student at the UC Berkeley School of Information. She studies tangible embodied interactions with emotional biosensing.

 

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