“Stupid is as stupid does” – Is Smart tech making us dumber?

If we could have just one more things to make us smarter…

Smart devices support our physical, emotional and financial well being; connecting digital and real world experiences to improve who we are as human beings.

But are we in danger of losing our souls when we swap the need to think for ourselves for complex algorithmic analyses that tell us what to do or even go as far as do it for us without us knowing?

My talk at UX Scotland 2014, highlights how UX designers have a philosophical, spiritual and ethical responsibility to find solutions to problems that improve the way we currently exist without losing who we are as human beings.

The presentation can be found on slideshare:


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