On yet another cold autumn evening in Stockholm, Avantika and Srishti sat down and talked about Avantika’s foray into AIxDesign, her passion for all things design, and her ambition to bridge the gap between designers and data scientists! Keep reading and get to know Avantika more.
What are you doing at the moment?
I just got my master’s degree! Yay! After several long months of doing my thesis during a global pandemic, it is finally done and dusted. I can now say I have an MS in Integrated Product Design, and currently, I am looking for a job.
I met Celine in one of AIxDesign community hangouts a few months ago when she just joined us. Till then I only heard about how responsible and well organized she is in the collaborative project which she is leading within the community. So, I decided to invite her for a virtual coffee and learn more about her, and her thoughts on AI, Research, and Design. Grab a tea and join me.
Thanks, Celine for meeting with me! Tell us a little bit about yourself.
I currently work as a designer in an AI accelerator company in France, and we work…
After hearing about the UN 2050 project mentions for the open call, I was curious to know Viraj Joshi and his work, so I invited him for a virtual coffee. On a sunny day in Stockholm (and a rainy one in Amsterdam), we met and shared some of his amazing thoughts around AI in the Design world and introduced Eliza to me, his AI science fiction character. Please grab a cup of coffee and join us.
What are you doing at the moment?
This article is a part of a series of articles called BookBites(inspired by Tanishqa Bobde.) These articles will include summaries, quotes, and/or meanings from the books we’ve read. They serve as catalysts for us to reflect on and deeper understand these books and to give bite-sized views into these books to other readers.
Design for How People Think: Using Brain Science to Build Better Products is written by John Whalen, Ph.D., Partner, Psychological Insights & Innovation at Brilliant Experiences.
This book is trying to establish a foundation for using human psychology in every design process phase. It is elaborating a…
Kwan and I met for a coffee and sat down in her living room to chat about her path towards the AIxDesign community. She talks about data and design from a technical point of view and how these two can collaborate more effectively. Stay tuned and learn more about Kwan.
Hey Kwan! Can you please introduce yourself and tell us what are you doing at the moment?
I’m currently working as a software developer at the Digital Society School in Amsterdam, where I get to not only build digital tools but also create and give workshops and courses related to…
This article is a part of a series of articles called BookBites (in collaboration with Tanishqa Bobde). These articles will include summaries, quotes, and/or meanings from the books we’ve read. They serve as catalysts for us to reflect on and deeper understand these books and to give bite-sized views into these books to other readers.
User friendly: How the hidden rules of design are changing the way we live, work, and play is written by Cliff Kuang, award-winning journalist and UX designer and founder of Co.Design, …
On a rainy day in October, Alexandra and I met for a virtual coffee. She answered some questions about herself, her career, and her thoughts about AIxDesign. She believes understanding keywords is a fundamental step for being in this intersection and communicating around it. Grab a cup of coffee and join us for getting to know her better.
Hi Alexandra! Nice to meet you! Tell us, what are you doing at the moment?
AI is being used in many professions — but what about the creative industry? How do artists use AI in their work? Currently, it’s not a very common tool for artists, but the good news is that this number is increasing. You can see bits of AI in many parts of the creative fields: from visual arts to dance, music, and even photography. In this article we’ll introduce some of our favourite artists who are using AI in their practice.
1. SOUGWEN CHUNG is a multidisciplinary artist exploring the communication between humans and machines. She is using a robot hand…