The Age of Centaurs

On September 14th, 2018, the IKEA Democratic Design Days Lugano event took place in Switzerland, the main objective of the event was to explore the issues on how we will live and design spaces and products in the future. Designers, Change-makers and Media participated in the event. Democratic Design Days have attracted a number of visionary speakers over the past few years, and I had the opportunity to illustrate a portion of the content presented by Michell Zappa, Futuristic Technology, Information Designer and founder of Envisioning, a technology forecasting institute. Michell presented "The Age of Centaurs" about how technology can enhance human capabilities. In the first moment, it talks about man vs machine in situations where the human intelligence confronted the artificial intelligence and how this relationship evolved to man + machine and shows several cases where the human thought and the artificial intelligence acted together.Link for a complete presentation on Youtube.

September 2018

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