Alireza is an assistant professor of Human-centered Computing at Simon Fraser University. He explores how we might design interfaces that align well with how humans actually think when they are presented with new information.
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Warming up to AI

Everyone on the call was holding up drawings of their dream treehouse. At IDEO, this type of thing isn’t totally unexpected; this is an example of a creative warmup, a short activity that gets everyone making and sharing in order to build creative energy and psychological safety amongst team members at the beginning of a meeting or working session. What was unusual this time was that an AI-powered parrot named Doodling Dave suggested we start our meeting this way.
Sep 25, 2023
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