Technology is never neutral: it has inevitable social, political, and moral impact. The coming era of connected smart technologies, such as AI, autonomous vehicles, and the Internet of Things, demands trust: trust the tech industry has yet to fully earn.
This talk will illuminate the ethical questions of emerging technologies and challenge designers and engineers to create more thoughtful, positive products for future generations.
Cennydd Bowles is a designer and writer focusing on the ethics of emerging technologies. He has worked with companies including Twitter, Samsung, and WWF, is author of the popular Undercover User Experience Design and is now working on his second book, due spring 2018.