Prof. Bar and his team just published a new paper based on collaborative work with LA CAN (LA Community Action Network) that discusses the co-design project to bring power to cellphones for Skid Row residents. The paper will be presented at the ACM Communities & Technologies conference next month. Full cite below (the doi link won’t work until conference proceedings are published).
Paulina Lanz, Todd Cunningham, Hoan (Sarah) Nguyen, Pete White, and François Bar. 2021. Skid Row Power Now! A Participatory Co-design Project to Power up Digital Devices in Skid Row: Skid Row Power Now! A participatory co-design project to power up digital devices in Skid Row. In C&T ’21: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Communities & Technologies – Wicked Problems in the Age of Tech (C&T ’21), June 20–25, 2021, Seattle, WA, USA. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 7 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3461564.3461595