Kate O’Neill (author), “Humanity in the Tech-driven Future: Emerging Technologies and Opportunities for Human-centric Innovation” (Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies)

Event time: 
Friday, October 11, 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Evans Hall 4420 (Farrs Classroom) See map
165 Whitney Ave.
Event description: 
Bearing titles from “Technology Entrepreneur of the Year” to “Woman of Influence,” Kate O’Neill, author of Tech Humanist, has spent her life preparing humanity for the technology-dominated future. How can data-driven experiences can become more meaningful for users? Can traditionally dehumanizing aspects of technology, such as AI and automation, become human-centric? Can wearables, the Internet of Things, and chatbots humanize instead of alienate?