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How to Speak Machine

Hosted by the Department of Management

Auditorium, Basement, Centre Building

Speaker

John Maeda

John Maeda

Chair

Dr Carsten Sørensen

Dr Carsten Sørensen

From data bias, to political meddling and self-learning algorithms – machines are more powerful than ever in today’s society. But so few of us understand how these systems work. A leading thinker on the crossover between design, technology and business, reveals how essential it is that we educate ourselves about the laws of our digital age, and how to do just that.

John Maeda (@johnmaeda) is Chief Experience Officer at Publicis Sapient. An engineer, computer scientist and designer by training, Maeda is also the former president of the Rhode Island School of Design, was Head of Computational Design and Inclusion at Automattic and a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the venture capitalist firm. His Ted talks on design are hugely popular, and he is the author of the books The Laws of Simplicity and Redesigning Leadership. His new book is How to Speak Machine: Laws of Design for a Computational Age.

Dr Carsten Sørensen is an Associate Professor (Reader) of Information Systems and Innovation at LSE’s Department of Management.

The Department of Management (@LSEManagement) is a world class centre for education and research in business and management. At the heart of LSE’s academic community in central London, we are ranked #2 in the world for business and management studies.

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This event forms part of the “Shape the World” series, held in the run up to the LSE Festival, a week-long series of events taking place from Monday 2 to Saturday 7 March 2020, free to attend and open to all, exploring how social sciences can make the world a better place. The full programme will be available online from January 2020.

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Hi Maureen, you can also listen to the podcast of the event which is now online lse.ac.uk/lse-player?id=…. twitter.com/maureenmcateer…

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