Katina Michael discusses how Arizona State University’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society and the Consortium for Science, Policy, & Outcomes can help us understand an increasingly complex, demanding world, and how you can help our mission to ensure the future is for everyone. How can we find truth, community, and connection when technology places increasing demands on us?
This occasional talk titled: "Location-Based Everything: Are We Ready for Uberveillance?" was delivered at Arizona State University on May 16, 2017, at 11.00am-12.30pm.
Location is fundamental to every interaction that happens on earth. Increasingly, the personal and work-related smart devices we use are packed with sensors that record the who (ID), where (location), when (time), and how (mode of transport/condition) of a user's digital chronicle. Both commercially led initiatives (e.g. objective and subjective mapping of every inch of the globe) and law enforcement motivations (e.g. digital evidence management systems for criminal convictions) have been responsible for generating big data for user convenience and security purposes. This presentation will demonstrate the metadata generated from simple data logging devices, and use scenarios to point to current and future societal implications. While the benefits of these real-time monitoring and tracking capabilities promise to reduce crime rates and make life easier for all, uberveillance will also lead to misinformation, misinterpretation of data, and information manipulation if the commensurate safeguards are not put in place. Policy challenges in the Australian landscape will be discussed with an emphasis on regulation.
Date: 16 May, 2017 Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Venue: McCord 164 Recorded by: Melissa Waite, Events Assistant in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University-Tempe Campus.
To all the brilliant women I met at this wonderful event in Hyderabad, India, I thank you for your encouragement! Charles Sturt University and the SVP NPA Police Academy, thank you for all the effort you put into hosting this event with women from 24 countries. What a privilege to be there.
My favourite program was the "She Team" program, which is about speaking up about violence against women. The program is grass-roots and it works. Women should feel safe wherever they are.
My main point at this conference was that technology is only ever a partial solution to security problems. The other part is the human part...
Katina Michael speaking on national security technologies: benefits and harms at this international conference on women in law enforcement.
"HYDERABAD: The first-ever three-day international conference in India on Women in Law Enforcement would be held here from tomorrow.
Aruna Bahuguna, Director, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA), said the primary objective of the conference was to deepen competencies of future women leaders.
The best minds from the academia and policing organisations from the world over have been invited to share their on-going study and research on the many complex dimensions of law enforcement and also enable the practitioners to learn from each other's experiences the many intricacies related to law enforcement in areas such as forensic science, international police cooperation, regional security and addressing concerning women in police, she said.
Professor Tracey Green, Charles Sturt University (CSU), Australia, talked about the greater numbers of women taking leadership roles in the police force coinciding with globalisation."