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Maverick* Research: Human Is Not the Opposite of Technology

Published: 20 June 2019

ID: G00391670

Analyst(s): Helen Poitevin , Dave Aron


Many promote a false dichotomy between technology (especially AI) and humans. Our fears, expressed in such a way, turn technology into the enemy. Human-centric design enabling individuals to achieve their purpose is the only way out. (Maverick research exposes unconventional thinking and advice.)

Table Of Contents
  • Specific Maverick Caution
  • Maverick Findings
  • Maverick Recommendations

*Maverick Research


  • Introduction
  • Promote Digital Dexterity and Invest in Augmented Intelligence
  • Watch Out for the Stories We Tell Ourselves About AI — Invest in AI for Good
  • Practice Empathy and Invest in Tech That Improves Well-Being Through Human-Centric Design

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