Nils Ehrenberg

Postdoctoral Researcher
Postdoctoral Researcher
A803 Dept. Design

I am a postdoctoral researcher in design. My research explores ethics, design and technology.

I am currently engaged in the CAPE project which explores issues of civic agency in the context of libraries as sites of civic innovation as well as SMARTUP, exploring how the the digitalisation of domestic spaces re-shapes power relations.

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  • Encore, Postdoctoral Researcher


SmartUp Project: Preliminary lessons and provocations for design, operation and policy making of smart homes

Clarice Bleil de Souza, Blanka Nyklova, Dorota Golanska, Julia Gruhlich, Nils Ehrenberg, Bartosz Hamarowski, Sandra Frydrysiak, Anna Badyina 2023

Towards panopticons of convenience: Power in the Nordic smart home assemblage

Nils Ehrenberg, J. Tuomas Harviainen, Jaakko Suominen 2023 Mindtrek ’23: Proceedings of the 26th International Academic Mindtrek Conference

Beyond Robot Therapy: Embodied AI, Mental Healthcare, and Value Sensitive Design

Tomi Kokkonen, Nils Ehrenberg, Polaris Koi, Pii Telakivi, Tuomas Vesterinen 2023 Social Robots in Social Institutions: Proceedings of Robophilosophy 2022

Volunteer-based IT Helpdesks as Ambiguous Quasi-Public Services - a Case Study from Two Nordic Countries

Camilla Christensen, Nils Ehrenberg, Jörn Christiansson, Erik Grönvall, Joanna Saad-Sulonen, Turkka Keinonen 2022 Proceedings of the 12th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (NordiCHI’22)

PDC Place Nordic: participatory design in/for the digitalization of public services

Amalia De Götzen, Justyna Starostka, Joanna Saad-Sulonen, Nils Ehrenberg, Per Linde 2022 PDC '22: Proceedings of the Participatory Design Conference 2022: Exploratory Papers, Workshops, Places, Situated Actions and Doctoral Colloquium

The Technology Is Enemy for Me at the Moment: How Smart Home Technologies Assert Control Beyond Intent

Nils Ehrenberg, Turkka Keinonen 2021 CHI 2021 - Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems