The relationship between man and machine is more complicated than ever. While 59% of Americans expect tech to improve their futures, 30% think it’ll make things worse. But progress is being made regardless; people are speaking to their doctors via AI, stepping into driverless cars and using trackers to monitor their sleep. We explore the insights behind recent innovations, and their potential impact on technology in 2017.
Every six months, the sharpest minds at Canvas8 discern the four behaviours we’ve seen that are impacting technology – from how we’re interacting with our devices to which innovations are pushing our buttons. This time around, we explore the complicated relationship between gender and technology, reveal the ways we’re becoming more like cyborgs, ask why popular apps are starting to look the same, and look at how tech is becoming truly accessible to all.
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Lore Oxford is deputy editor at Canvas8, specialising in behavioural insights and consumer research. She previously ran her own science and technology publication and was a columnist for Dazed and Confused. When she’s not analysing human behaviour, she can be found defending anything from selfie culture to the Kardashians from contemporary culture snobs.
28 Feb 17
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