The Journal

Issue #24: Empathy

Monthly Design Dispatches

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Editor's Note

Because we're all too often far too close to our own work, the journalists, essayists, historians, activists, and educators we commission are willing and able to ask the hard questions—the ones we might not otherwise ask ourselves.

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Listening to Machines

Developing a healthy relationship with AI begins with learning to respect its otherness. We stand to benefit most from this “non-human ally” when we’re willing to talk, and listen, to AI as something separate from ourselves.

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An Interview with Crystal Rutland

A conversation with the curator of "Empathy, Bots & the Future of AI"

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Empathy, Bots, & the Future of AI

The way we communicate with the digital world is shifting. As designers and technologists, what is our role in the ever-changing context of artificial intelligence? Innovator Crystal Rutland discusses.

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The Human-Centered Approach to AI

Learn how Google’s People + AI Research (PAIR) initiative is building a more inclusive, human-centered approach to the AI world through technology that auto-captures life’s most beautiful moments.

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Bridging the Gap Between AI Theory and Practice

What are the most critical questions when it comes to building the next generation of AI? Amazon Web Services’ principle scientist takes a closer look.

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The Futurist’s AI

What comes after artificial intelligence? Futurist Brian David Johnson imagines and disrupts visions of technologies, societies, and worlds yet to be conceived.

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Humans Have the Final Say

A conversation with Josh Lovejoy, the UX lead for People + AI Research (PAIR) at Google.

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