As AI Dominates More of Our Lives, How Design Can Mitigate Unethical Behavior

John Maeda from Automattic and former Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Design partner, at South by Southwest Interactive 2017 before presenting his annual #DesignInTech report. Photo credit: Ken Yeung

Last April, former President Barack Obama released a video warning us not to believe everything we see and hear on the internet, at least many thought it was from the ex-president. In actuality, it was produced by actor and director Jordan Peele using artificial intelligence (AI) and highlighted deepfakes. There are many examples of how… Continue reading As AI Dominates More of Our Lives, How Design Can Mitigate Unethical Behavior

Facebook Risks Biting The Hand That Feeds It

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gives keynote address at the company's F8 developer conference in 2016.

Earlier this week, Facebook announced a major change in how its more than 2 billion users will experience the social network. It’s around the News Feed, the most recognizable and important part of the service, and the update wasn’t just a minor tweak to its algorithm — it was something much more significant. Facebook is… Continue reading Facebook Risks Biting The Hand That Feeds It