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#100 The Impact of Persuasive Technologies with Rita Orji

As an Assistant Professor at Dalhousie University, Rita Orji spends her time working on persuasive technologies and using computation to help bridge the gap between who we want to be and the reality of life. In this show, Rita guides us through the various applications of persuasive technologies and tells us how we can harness technology for good, in spite of the negative news attributed to them

Key Points

  • Why there is a gap between belief and reality, and how technology can help to bridge that gap
  • How persuasive technologies can empower people to make correct choices
  • The role of cognitive dissonance in our life choices


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