Christine McGlade has been a digital media producer, designer, and educator for over 20 years. She is a sessional lecturer in the Digital Futures faculty at OCAD University in Toronto where she teaches topics in user experience design and user research, data visualization, futures thinking, and the ethical issues that arise when we step into design leadership roles in the digital economy. She is the Senior Partner at Analytical Engine Interactive Inc., a Design Consultancy. Most of her consulting work involves facilitation and strategic foresight engagements with public sector, educational, and not-for-profit organizations, usually on innovation projects driven by new technologies. Christine is a member of the Association of Professional Futurists, and she also does a little standup.
Tent Talks Featuring Christine McGlade: Designing Tomorrow: Ethics and AI
On Friday, February 23rd at 12:00pm Central, Yaddy joins us for a live Q&A session: “Designing Tomorrow: Ethics and AI.”
Join us for an enlightening Tent Talks session with Christine McGlade, a seasoned digital media producer, designer, and educator. Christine brings over two decades of experience in the digital realm, teaching at OCAD University and working as a Senior Partner at Analytical Engine Interactive Inc. This session will dive into the ethical challenges and considerations in AI and digital technology. We’ll explore how future generations can be prepared for these challenges through education in futures thinking and ethical design leadership.
Christine will also discuss the concept of model collapse in AI, addressing its implications and potential solutions. In a unique twist, we’ll hear about the intersection of humor and AI from Christine’s perspective as a standup comedian. This session promises to be a blend of informative insights, practical advice, and engaging storytelling, perfect for anyone interested in the ethical dimensions of AI and digital design.
Leadership By Design 2021
Systems Thinking & Design Ethics for Design Leaders
Systems are tricky, slippery things, especially complex adaptive systems that bring humans and digital technologies together. In this 15 minute focus session, we’ll do a whirlwind tour of Systems Thinking and the ethical implications of a systemic paradigm on user experience and service design. Because here’s the thing about systems: once you see them, you can’t unsee them. We’ll walk through three not-so-simple proposals for how we might up our design game in a systemic world.