Alan Dix: Why The Future of Tech is Human-Centric
In the 21st century, technology is the ultimate double-edged sword. Technology defines how we work, live, learn, play, and communicate. What’s needed is an approach to technology that is human-centric. This means putting the human experience at the center of the design to ensure that our use of technology is purposeful, fulfilling, and can expand opportunities for learning. Alan is an entrepreneur, academic, researcher, author, and father who is interested in the intersection of people and technology. Alan is the Director of the Computational Foundry (Computer Science) with Swansea University, the Welsh Government, and the European Commission to promote ground-breaking digital research with a real impact on society. In this podcast episode, speaks to Galileo’s Kelly Davis about how technology can enable the learning process and prepare learners for a future of technological advancements as well as the importance of human-centered technology.