Podcast #43 Amber Case: The World Is Not A Desktop

By 8th June 2016 October 13th, 2016 No Comments

Technology shouldn’t require all of our attention, just some of it, and only when necessary

This week, we speak with the author, cyborg anthropologist and user experience designer Amber Case. Amber is the co-founder and former CEO of Geoloqui, a location-based software company that was acquired by Esri in 2012.

Amber has also performed her TED talk We Are All Cyborgs Now which has been viewed over 1.3 million times and is the author of two books – Calm Technology by O’Reilly publishing and An Illustrated Dictionary of Cyborg Anthropology.

What You’ll Learn from this Episode

  • Why we are all cyborgs now
  • What Calm Technology is and why we need more of it in our lives
  • How the rest of the world uses technology

Resources Mentioned In The Show

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Lawrence Ampofo

Director & Founder at Digital Mindfulness
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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