The beauty industry has an ableism problem. Even though some brands are starting to take note, utilizing technical innovations to create accessible and adaptive products, there is still a long way to go. What can brands and businesses do to be truly inclusive in this space?
How will AI developers work around impending regulations? Why should accessibility be a priority for tech firms? How will political polarisation shape the splintering online space? In this part of the 2024 Expert Outlook, we speak to four experts about the rapidly shifting landscape of technology.
As the healthcare tech industry expands, it’s vital that brands encompass values of wellness and inclusivity as they create a real-world impact for people with disabilities. How should brands be focusing on design that not only appeals to people with disabilities but helps them navigate the world?
Fans are taking creation into their own hands, putting unique spins on their favorite movie characters and songs to create experimental, humorous, and cross-genre content. How will this impact the future of fandom culture from building communities to fostering parasocial relationships?
The pandemic, snowballing inflation, and the influence of social media have changed the face of personal care at home. This has led to the dawn of a new horizon – one filled with intelligent beauty tech suitable for novices, a range of tutorials on social media, and a zeal for the DIY mentality.
Australian esports has changed drastically over the last five years. While major teams have declared bankruptcy, dozens of smaller, community-level events have sprung up around the country. Is this a short-lived recovery or a sign that the scene is transforming but becoming stronger than ever?
As Big Tech strives to humanise chatbots, some interactions have raised concerns that AI isn’t as emotionally responsive as people need it to be. Canvas8 spoke to marketing professor Shintaro Okazaki to find out how empathy can be better leveraged in digital customer experiences.
Artificial intelligence is developing at a rapid speed, leaving many people scrambling to understand what this means for them as they navigate an increasingly digital reality. Canvas8 spoke to Neema Githere about our relationships with algorithms and the changing nature of connection-making online.
Conversational AI is becoming embedded in people’s daily routines, with the technology becoming an increasing priority for companies across sectors. However, as people continue to voice mixed emotions around its introduction, how can brands help to build trust and develop quality user experiences?
While data is the lifeblood of many businesses in the digital era, growing distrust towards Big Tech firms has made Britons wary of the information being collected without their consent. Canvas8 spoke to eight people to understand their views on data privacy and how they protect themselves online.