Starved of human touch, face-to-face medical care, and enough social interaction to maintain mental health wellness, the pandemic has highlighted real issues in the healthcare system. Now focused on a solution, the ability to channel the human experience via tech innovation may well be the answer.
Lucie Glenday is an industry expert in digital transformation and data strategy. She founded MySense in 2016 with a commitment to using data for good and improving lives.
Lazarina Stoy is an SEO and data science manager, speaker, and storyteller. She creates educational content in the SEO, data science, and analytics niche.
Lynda Cowell is a London-based writer, web editor, and former BBC television researcher. Having written for the likes of The Voice, Pride, The Guardian, Time Out and Marie Claire, much of her work has focused on race and gender, but not exclusively. In her free time, she likes to read, drink red wine, and watch the kind of television programmes other people sneer at.
Over 70% of people fear AI in some way, with 24% worried it will take over the world. Canvas8 spoke to Tom Chatfield, author of Critical Thinking, to find out how we can create AI that won’t jeopardise our liberty, and to understand how human biases influence machine programming.
The pandemic forced Britons to become increasingly reliant on their digital devices, but how exactly have lockdowns affected their relationship with technology? Canvas8 spoke to eight people from across the UK to understand how they now use tech and their attitudes towards the upgrade cycle.
Algorithms have become central to discovering new music and products online – but are machine-led recommendations always welcome? Canvas8 spoke to Chiara Longoni, an assistant professor at Boston University, to understand how people’s goals impact their willingness to trust AI.
The pandemic has pushed tech front and center and people's lives have become more digital and contactless than ever. Soul Machines creates hyper-human AI avatars to offer people friendship and mentorship, representing the next era of digital companionship and coaching.