Welcome to a new forum in interactions on interaction design and public policy. You might be reading this and saying, "Why should I care about public policy? I'm not a policy wonk, I'm not a politician, and I don't get involved in politics." Public policy actually has a great impact on the work we do in interaction design and human-computer interaction. "Public policy" is a broader term that includes both government policy and policy coming from non-governmental organizations, and yes, every now and then, it does include politics. Around the world, many governments are grappling with similar policy issues…
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