When it comes to creating Voice UI there’s a lot of conversation around voices, but very little around personality. How trustworthy should that personality be? Where should there be a natural boundary? As designers of this future, we need to bridge the gap between people talking about Artificial Intelligence as a tool with its potential for evil in our world.
We’re about to live the dates envisioned in Ray Bradbury’s short story ‘There Will Come Soft Rains’. Published 69 years ago, some of the technological paradigms are outdated. Could it be updated to engage and challenge readers once again? Speculative technology geek Chris Noessel shares some design notes.