Lachlan Williams: More Diversity and Empathy in Technology for 2020

London, January 9, 2019 - R/GA London, Group Strategy Director, Lachlan Williams advised how technologists can move past industry mistrust for a Campaign UK 2020 technology trends roundup. From deepfakes and AI challenges to streaming wars, the industry focus should be on repositioning technology to be more human-centric. 

Lachlan argues one way to re-establish trust is to remember who the technology is for – us. He explains that understanding people’s needs is the most important part of building human-centered technology. To do that accurately, there must be more diverse people building the technology. The field is still predominantly white and male, which is not an accurate reflection of the world, and that has to change.

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