Will the Machine Take Over? Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (Book Review)

Nathaniel Revathi

A review of AI Ethics by Mark Coeckelbergh. An introduction to the importance of ethical considerations within the field of Artificial Intelligence. [Read More]

Driving User Centricity: Remotely Building an Experience Vision

Screenshot of a remote video call including 20 Red Hatters, or people in red hats.

Even when in-person collaboration is not possible, virtual tools and workshops can align a distributed team around an Experience Vision for a product ecosystem. [Read More]

Games UX Testing with Artificial Intelligence

Example map of a game level featuring fenced in green space with buildings, trees, rocks, and so on. There are colored lines depicting the paths each AI-agent has taken and their engagements with point of interest (such as enemies and collectables).

Game developers gain insights from working on projects that use game evaluation tools supported by artificial intelligence. [Read More]

Artificial Intelligence and Chatbots—Creating Positive Experiences

Dabby Phipps, Jon Temple and Jason Telner

This article describes UX considerations and the interaction designer’s role in building artificial intelligence applications. Challenges, best practices, and examples of building chatbots are discussed. [Read More]

How Mental Health Apps Do (or Don’t) Support Some of COVID-19’s Most Vulnerable Populations

Bar graph showing that participants experiencing unemployment reported less of a burden than essential workers in regards to using mental health apps, with the exception of financial burden.

The emotional impact of the pandemic has taken its toll on people's mental health, which has greatly intensified the need for accessible and usable mental healthcare. The UW ALACRITY Center was given a grant by the US National Institute for Mental Health to study the acceptability, usability, and effectiveness of mental health apps for suicide prevention among essential workers and people experiencing unemployment during COVID-19. [Read More]

How to Think Like a UX Expert (Book Review)

So You Want to Get into Civic Tech? (Book Review)

The Need for UX in Healthcare During COVID-19

God brings the Earth to a repair shop and the handy man tells him: "I'm sorry, God, but I'm afraid this has so many problems that it's beyond repair. I suggest you toss it and create a new one."