Drawing Out the Everyday Hyper-[In]Securities of Digital Identity

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In a study of everyday digital identity, a set of primary drawings
were made by researchers in online focus group settings as a way to
capture our participants’ spoken narratives of hyper-[in]security in
the usages of digital identity. In a second stage of work, key extracts
from the drawings were collaged using the method described in the
paper, allowing an exploratory qualitative cartography of hyper-
[in]security to be constructed. These secondary collages group the
[in]securities thematically without losing essential contextual information.
Samples of our data are given, to illustrate the contribution
of the method to experience-centred design, with special reference
to security from the perspective of marginalised and underserved
communities.We discuss our method as a step towards multidimensional
cognitive mapping of the salient features of our participants’
narratives about hyper-[in]security, potentially paving the way for
further world building explorations of digital identity futures.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.
ISBN (Print)978-1-4503-9157-3/22/04
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 29 Apr 2022

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