AI is poised to disrupt our work and our lives. We can harness these technologies rather than fall captive to them - but only through wise regulation.
In our data-driven society, it is too easy to assume the transparency of data. Instead, we should approach data sets with an awareness that they are created by humans and their dutiful machines, at a time, in a place, with the instruments at hand, for audiences that are conditioned to receive them, says Yanni Alexander Loukissas, Assistant Professor of Digital Media in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at Georgia Tech.
Applying the principles of human-centered design to real-world health care challenges, from drug packaging to early detection of breast cancer.
While the role of behavioural science in the UK's handling of the pandemic has been criticised, Peter John and Gerry Stoker argue that it is important for governments to try and influence citizens' behaviour rather than rely on laws that are harder to enforce. They nevertheless explain why a different "nudging" approach ought to have been used in this case.
New research from Wharton marketing professors Shiri Melumad and Robert Meyer finds that people are more willing to share deeper and more personal information when communicating on a smartphone compared with a personal computer.
A call to reclaim and rethink the field of designing as a liberal art where diverse voices come together to shape the material world.
The videos of the Interaction20 conference that took place in Milan early February are starting to become available. 20 are already online, including 7 of the 9 keynotes.
Two new initiatives - one from the US and one from Utrecht (NL)
In this book, leading business anthropologist Simon Roberts breaks down the revolutionary idea of embodied knowledge: the information that is unconsciously picked up by our body for use in almost every area of our lives.
Next week the major Interaction 20 conference will take place at the Zaha Hadid-designed Milano Convention Center (MiCo). Experientia supports this huge conference on a multitude of levels.