WUD 2020: some of our favourite content around human-centred AI

Celebrating this year’s World Usability Day with some insightful articles from Medium around the topic of human-centred artificial intelligence, 2020’s topic.

The hype around artificial intelligence has, for quite a long time, been a mix of excitement over innovation, technological advancements and new possibilities, and fear that humans will lose control of the technology they create.

The topic will be celebrated during this year’s World Usability Day, which will look to “explore design systems that are both highly automated and allow a great degree of user control and will result in to expand human capabilities 1000-fold.”

“If we can design AI which is ‘reliable, trusted, and safe’ we can dramatically enhance human performance in the coming decade.”

Inspired by WUD’s choice for this year’s theme, we gathered some of our favourite content published by Medium authors.

👇 Lets start with a classic from 2017👇

By Carlos E. Perez, author of ‘Artificial Intuition’ and the ‘Deep Learning Playbook’

👇 And keep going with more recent articles written by experts in this field👇

By Mark Gulino, writer and podcaster

By Rebecca Knowe, user experience researcher at IBM

By Mastafa Foufa, data scientist at Microsoft, via TDS Editorial Team

By Paweł Mikler, technology business consultant, via The Startup

By Lucia Komljen, Director of Insight & Innovation Strategy at Telefonica S.A.

By Dr. Patricia Farrell, psychologist and author, via The Innovation

By Kerrie Holley and Dr. Siupo Becker via O'Reilly Media

By Avi Latner via UX Collective Editor

By John Maeda, technologist and product experience leader

By Fabio Veronese, software engineer, via Nerd For Tech

By Lance Eliot, AI expert & fellow at Stanford University

By Nathan Lambert, researcher at UC Berkeley, via TDS Editorial Team

By Walid Saba, PhD, Principal AI Scientist

By Dr. Alessandro Crimi, researcher and lecturer, via The Innovation

👇 Finally, some interesting and useful resources 👇

By Jair Ribeiro, senior AI product manager & business analyst

By Richmond Alake, computer vision engineer, via TDS Editorial Team

By Praful Krishna via AI In Plain English

Do you have any other suggestions of content that should be in this list? Let us know and we’ll add them to the round-up!

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