Seeing Ikea launching it's unintuitive and irritating VR store experience made me think "there has to be more to emerging technology than this". So much of the use of Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Conversational UI, Artificial intelligence is a pure novelty value play to generate a buzz, generally because they're created without thinking properly about the human user and their actual needs. This talk looks at how to keep it human in the excitement of all this fabulous new technology.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

40 minute talk

Learning Outcome

Key takeaways:

  1. Emerging tech has to serve a human purpose
  2. Human centred design principles still apply in this burgeoning field of technology
  3. Practical ways to keep it human for emerging tech

Target Audience

Anyone interested in emerging technology

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