The COVID-19 pandemic is changing how we work, travel, communicate, shop and more, but which new habits are likely to stick permanently? The authors explore five key behavioural changes and their implications for risk and protection.
The gulf between the technical brilliance claimed for Google's deep learning model and its real-world application points to a common problem that has hindered the use of AI in medical settings.
It wasn't just technical work but also significant social and emotional labor that turned Sepsis Watch, a Duke University deep-learning model, into a success story.
This report considers human factors in relation to future vaccines against the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), drawing on insights from design thinking and the social, behavioral, and communication sciences. It provides recommendations on how to advance public understanding of, access to, and acceptance of vaccines that protect against COVID-19.
The Milan-based consumer and healthÂ research center EngageMindsÂ HUB of the UniversitÃ Cattolica has done some timely research on how Covid-19 has influenced the behavior of Italians. The reports are all in Italian, so you should use a translation engine if you want to read them in full. Meanwhile here is a summary.
Applying the principles of human-centered design to real-world health care challenges, from drug packaging to early detection of breast cancer.
While some optimists think there will be a lasting positive change in our well-being model, with the quality of relationships and common goods at its centre, Manzini argues that things are not necessary going in that direction. A confrontation is required.
Fourth (and particularly rich) edition of features and articles on what may lie ahead.
Third edition of features and articles on what may lie ahead. Four in English, three in Italian.
Two new initiatives - one from the US and one from Utrecht (NL)