Being Human in a Digital World

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Moving toward a more people-centric era of computing Second-generation Australian anthropologist Genevieve Bell is a vice president and research fellow at Intel Corporation. Previously a professor at Stanford University, Bell wound up at Intel because, as she explained in a well-attended session during the opening morning of NRFtech 2015, “I met a man in a bar.” He introduced her to some people at Intel, who offered her a job helping the company explore the human side of the technologies it was pioneering. It seemed like a good idea, Bell said, until she was told by her new boss that Intel needed her help with two things. One was women. “‘We want to know what they want,’” she was told. The other thing was described as ROW — the rest of the world, i.e. everything that isn’t the United States. – See more at: https://nrf.com/news/being-human-digital-world#sthash.TSCLSG0l.dpuf

 

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