UXC Team’s favourite talks at Web Summit Lisbon

While soaking in the sunshine and pleasant weather in Lisbon, members of the UXC team also enriched their knowledge through insightful talks. We reached out to a few team members to learn about their favourite talks and the reasons behind their preferences. Here’s what they shared: Claire Allen UX Consultant One of my favourite talks at the Web Summit was about the education industry, Changing Education from the Ground Up.…

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UX Connections at Web Summit 2023

In early November, the UX Connections team set out on an adventure to the city of Lisbon, Portugal, for the much anticipated Web Summit 2023. The event welcomes over 70,000 attendees from over 150 different countries. It is the standout tech-gathering event, connecting top-notch speakers, key representatives from major tech companies, emerging start-ups and tech-passionate enthusiasts. It offers an invaluable opportunity for like-minded attendees to connect and share knowledge about…

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Three Female Leaders in Tech Australia

Three Female Leaders Changing the Australian Tech Industry

As part of our Women in Tech campaign, we’d like to highlight the female leaders in the industry who are making meaningful differences. Three mentions coming from our Australian office are featured in this article, but please head over to our UK, US and Swedish editions if you are interested in stories of women in tech!   Melanie Perkins (source: https://femaleonezero.com/business/this-woman-has-designs-on-the-world) Melanie Perkins is the founder of Canva, the new,…

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ChatGPT

Over the last few months, an incredibly intelligent AI called ChatGPT has taken the internet by storm. What will this open chatbot mean for the future?

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Robots at Home: Smart Homes

In this series we are taking a look at the state of domestic robots and how close we are to robots being a common feature of the home. In our final piece of this collection, we look at how we can tie all of the different gadgets from around the house together in the Smart Home.

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Tackling Climate Change using AI

Recently, Berkley University has launched a new initiative that aims to bridge the gap between artificial intelligence and climate related fields, as Students at Berkley have discovered a large gap in the application of AI technology within the field of climate change. In fact, students have realised that less than 1% of publications at prestigious AI conferences mention ‘climate’ at all, which seems a real shame given the potential insight…

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Can a Robot Take Your Job?

As the world continues to witness a quantum leap in artificial intelligence technology—will our jobs be safe from automatization in the future? New research by EPFL answers the much-debated question.

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Emotionally Intelligent AI

The ability and inability to comprehend emotions have been a key distinction between humans and artificial intelligence for long—but a recent discovery by Japanese researchers might change that.

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Future in Films: Iron Man

In the Future in Films series, we will focus on the tech we see in popular films and whether this is available in the real world. Our first instalment will put Iron Man in the spotlight as we look at Tony Stark’s impressive array of high-tech assistants that aid him in running his uber successful weapons business, Stark Industries.

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Recognizing Algorithmic Biases

Transparency, accountability, and reliability are the virtues of trustworthy AI. By keeping inclusivity and equity as the cornerstones of the development of AI standards, organizations can address implicit biases of algorithms.

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