Listen to Erik Dahl’s “Designing for Emerging Technologies” talk

Erik Dahl
Erik Dahl

As we face a future where what it means to be human will be inexorably changed, we desperately need experience design to help frame our interactions with emerging technologies — from skin-top embeddable computers to bio printable organs to swarming robots to human genome hacking to content aware environments — that are already racing ahead of our ability to process and manage them on an emotional, ethical, and societal level.

This talk at IA Summit 2014 is source of inspiration to look beyond the screen to the rich world of interactions and experiences that need to be designed; and as a preliminary resource for methods, and ways to approach unique problem sets presented by these emerging technologies — genomics, robotics, biotech, and connected environments.

This talk explores frameworks and techniques needed for this burgeoning practice area of experience design for emerging technologies. These technologies will shape the places we live and work as well as the very nature of the human condition. We need to take an active role in shaping our future

via Designing for Emerging Technologies | IA Summit Library.

Itamar Medeiros

Originally from Brazil, Itamar Medeiros currently lives in Germany, where he works as Senior User Experience Designer at SAP and promotes User Experience Design as visiting lecturer at Köln International School of Design. Working in the Information Technology industry since 1998, Itamar Medeiros has helped truly global companies in several countries (Argentina, Brazil, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Mexico, The Netherlands, Poland, United Arab Emirates, United States) create great user experience through advocating Design and Innovation principles. During his 7 years in China, he championed the User Experience Design discipline as User Experience Manager at Autodesk and Local Coordinator of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) in Shanghai

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