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Richmond Wong is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of California Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity. His research focuses on how technology professionals attend to and address ethical issues in their work. His research also aims to develop design-centered methods and approaches to proactively surface ethical issues related to technology (particularly those surrounding social values such as privacy and security) with diverse stakeholders and users.

Richmond's work utilizes qualitative and design-based methods, drawing from human computer interaction, science & technology studies, and speculative and critical design. He completed his PhD at the UC Berkeley School of Information and has undergraduate degrees in Information Science and Science & Technology Studies from Cornell University.

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Oct 2021 - Attending the virtual CSCW conference, presenting my paper Tactics of Soft Resistance in User Experience Professionals' Values Work (which recieved an Honorable Mention award!) and helping to co-organize the Designing for Data Awareness privacy workshop.

Oct 2021 - Excited to give a presentation at the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) conference on the values and ethics work of UX professionals, and present a Making and Doing video exhibit exploring the politics of smart cameras in collaboration with Neilly Herrera Tan, Nathaniel Gray, Jason Valdez, and James Pierce.

Sep 2021 - Excited to be leading a project funded by a grant from the Rose Foundation to conduct participatory research focusing on how communities of color experience smart home surveillance devices

Sep 2021 - I've posted a pre-print of a paper accepted to CSCW, Tactics of Soft Resistance in User Experience Professionals’ Values Work, which documents tactics UX professionals deploy to attempt to enact values and ethics oriented change from within technology companies

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