Nesta, November 2018
Why should researchers, innovators and those whose jobs it is to regulate technology engage with people who aren’t like them on topics like research and innovation?
- To give those in power a broader range of potential futures to aspire to
- To encourage researchers and policymakers to think about broader social, political and ethical issues
- To improve research and innovation
- To make sure the benefits of research and innovation are shared widely
Proposes the following 7 key principles:
- Supported by those with the power to change things
- Open to experimentation
- Designed with a clear goal in mind
- Sensible about measures of success
- Targeted at specific audiences and communities not the general public
- Beneficial for participants
- Informed and facilitated
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