Cennydd Bowles is a London-based designer and writer focusing on the ethics of future technologies. He has worked with companies including Twitter, Samsung, and the BBC, and is a sought-after speaker at technology and design events worldwide. His second book ‘Future Ethics’ will be released in 2018.
Technology is never neutral: it has inevitable social, political, and moral impact. The coming era of connected smart technologies, such as AI, autonomous vehicles, and the Internet of Things, demands trust: trust the tech industry has yet to fully earn. This session will illuminate the ethical questions of emerging technologies and challenge designers and engineers to create more thoughtful, positive products for future generations.