What has brought us together over the past year and a half is a wide-ranging and ever-increasing list of concerns about the project, not to mention growing frustration with a public engagement process that is unable to address these concerns effectively, given that it is led by and paid for by the company hoping to win “the big contract.”
This is a project to counter the Amazon Ring doorbell camera surveillance infrastructure. We provide information for users and community members concerned about the country’s biggest company planting always-on cameras all over our streets.
In this audit, we obtained an understanding of the Commonwealth’s current IoT environment in terms of device use and planned use by surveying a sample of Commonwealth agencies (see Appendix) where we believed IoT devices were used for significant purposes.
The causes and effects of air pollution comprise a complicated chemical recipe that is all too easily reduced to superficial observation (the color of the sky) or an abstract statistical reading from static instruments. In reality, the total experience of a city’s air quality is a combination of highly localized as well as more regional effects that shift in intensity as one moves through an urban landscape.
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If you are a professional researcher who wants to learn more about how to get started with designing your citizen science project, this is a good place to start
This project seeks to facilitate the co-creation of prototypes that can advance digital transparency and enable agency in the world's public spaces.
FutureAir's first product, SAM™, is a Smart Air Manager that senses, manages and improves indoor air quality. SAM™ is designed by a world-renowned industrial designer, Ross Lovegrove. With proprietary sensing technology, SAM™ can identify the presence of toxins in the air, then initiate actions through an API with cloud computing; and, execute appropriate counter-measures to improve indoor air quality, comfort, and energy efficiency.