Technological Emergence

Bernadette Longo

Cell Phones, Social Dynamics, Participatory Research in the DR Congo (and Beyond)

congo_child_mining.jpgAs mobile devices become lighter and more affordable and wireless access continues to expand on campus and around the globe, people are keeping their mobiles as constant companions. Mobiles store vast amounts of data and give us instant access to news, information, entertainment, and social interaction.

What are the possibilities for mobile technology at the University of Minnesota?

In this video from the 20 by 20: Pecha Kucha event, Professor Bernadette Longo presents on her research on mobile technologies and participatory research in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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