Richmond Y. Wong

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Richmond Wong is an Assistant Professor of Digital Media at Georgia Tech's School of Literature, Media, and Communication. 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 University of California Berkeley School of Information, a postdoc at the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, and has undergraduate degrees in Information Science and Science & Technology Studies from Cornell University.

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Jun 2022 - This fall I will be joining Georgia Tech's School of Literature, Media, and Communication as an Assistant Professor of Digital Media!

Apr 2022 - Happy to be a co-author on a CHI'22 paper led by Neilly Tan studying uses of smart home cameras, Monitoring Pets, Deterring Intruders, and Casually Spying on Neighbors: Everyday Uses of Smart Home Cameras

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.

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