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Smart Systems Design, Applications, and Challenges
Human Centered Design means to plan and create around human needs and characteristics.
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The Edgard Project: Towards a Discussion of Ethical Tech in Art and Design
Fernando Luiz Fogliano (Senac University Center, Brazil), André Gomes de Souza (Senac University Center, Brazil), Guilherme Henrique Fidélio de Freitas (Senac University Center, Brazil), Rachel Lerner Sarra (Senac University Center, Brazil), and Juliana Pereira Machado (Senac University Center, Brazil)
Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 17
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-2112-0.ch013
As Artificial Intelligence technologies advance, their use becomes increasingly widespread, and what was once a fantasy of being able to communicate with a virtual being is now part of our everyday lives. New issues arise with every new technology, and discussions are needed to avoid significant problems. By looking at what is happening now and at the impact that AI has and will continue to have, one needs to remember history and its contradictions with a critical mind to have a more ethical approach to technology innovations. This chapter focuses on the Edgard Project, an intersection between Contemporary Art and Conversational Interface Design. Consisting of a chatbot named Edgard, the project emerges as an artistic approach to encourage critical thinking about the technology that gives him “life” and highlights the contradictions of AI through its ironic discourse and outdated interface.
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Human-centered design is an approach to problem-solving, commonly used in design and management frameworks that develops solutions to problems by involving the human perspective in all steps of the problem-solving process.
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