Humanity, Technology & Wonder with Genevieve Bell

By 16th September 2016 October 13th, 2016 No Comments

“The most profound technologies are the ones that do things we, as humans, care about”

In this episode, we speak with Intel’s Vice President of User Experience Research, Dr. Genevieve Bell. Genevieve is one of the most respected social scientists in the technology community, and has been at the forefront of research at the intersection of cultural and technological development, and has published and spoken widely on the ways technology impacts humanity, and vice versa. Genevieve has also been honoured several times outside Intel, being named as one of the 100 most creative people in technology by Fast Company, and one of Elle Magazine’s most influential women in technology, she was also inducted into the Women in Technology Hall of Fame in 2012.

What you will learn in this episode

  • How the best technologies serve humanity
  • The relationship between technology and wonder
  • Why humanity needs technologies that offer us unfamiliarity and discomfort

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Dr. Lawrence Ampofo is a digital strategy and foreign policy professional, with over 10 years providing advisory on strategic digital change. As the Founder and Director of Digital Mindfulness and Semantica Research, Lawrence focuses on increasing the capacities of companies to implement digital strategy across major transformation programmes by promoting new ways of working and collaboration in an age of digital distraction and information overload.
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