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Wednesday
Oct 18, 2017
Future Casting: AI & Jobs of the Future
BGSU Collab Lab, Jerome Library, 1st Floor

Futurecasting at the Collab Lab provides an opportunity to learn about cutting-edge technology and discuss how it might affect us. At this event, we will discuss how automation technology like self-driving cars, and artificial intelligence will change the way we live.

To prep, you can watch this TED talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/david_lee_why_jobs_of_the_future_won_t_feel_like_work

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Wednesday
Nov 15, 2017
Future Casting: AI & How we'll earn money in a future without jobs
BGSU Collab Lab, Jerome Library, 1st Floor

Futurecasting at the Collab Lab provides an opportunity to learn about cutting-edge technology and discuss how it might affect us.

At this event, we will watch a Ted Talk about the future of AI. If machines can think, learn and adapt, does that mean that we humans will end up with significant unemployment? What should we do about it?

In this talk - https://www.ted.com/talks/martin_ford_how_we_ll_earn_money_in_a_future_without_jobs - futurist Martin Ford makes the case for separating income from traditional work and instituting a universal basic income.

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Monday
Apr 2
Discussion on start-ups with Lindsey Danforth
BGSU Collab Lab, Jerome Library, 1st Floor

Creative Innovators: A discussion on start-ups.

Lindsey Danforth, GIS Developer at The Sidwell Company, will share her experience as a Global Facilitator with Startup Weekend and what makes a great team and a great pitch. Lindsey founded Toledo StartUp Weekend and has led other StartUp Weekends around the country.

At the BGSU Collab La, a place for innovation.

FREE and open to the public!

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Wednesday
Apr 11
Essential Skills for a Career in UX
BGSU Collab Lab, Jerome Library, 1st Floor

Join us for next week's discussion about user experience skills that will help you make software easier to use, web sites more enjoyable, and apps that solve business problems. Get a start on a new career in UX or just become a better front end designer.

Participate in debates about the pros and cons of:

  • Communication and storytelling
  • Observation and listening
  • Facilitation and collaboration
  • Research, critiquing, sketching

and more!

Experienced UX practitioners are also invited to join us to challenge the panelists and share their own stories of how they got into a career in UX.

PANELISTS

  • Mike Osswald, VP, Experience Innovation, Hanson, Inc.
  • Rhonda Grimm, IT User Experience Lead, First Solar
  • Ron Shrewsbery, User Experience Design Lead, Owens Corning

MODERATORS

  • Keith Instone, User Experience Consultant, Toledo Region Experience Planning
  • Jerry Schnepp, Assistant Professor, BGSU

ABOUT THE EVENT

What: Essential Skills for a Career in UX, panel discussion, Toledo Web Professionals meetup

Where: BGSU Collab Lab, first floor, Jerome Library (see map at http://user-experience.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/EssentialUX-Map.jpg for driving directions and parking information)

When: Wednesday, April 11, 7pm - 9pm

Free and open to the public. Pizza and soft drinks provided. Free and convenient parking (in Lot N).

Please RSVP at meetup.com so we know how many people to expect.

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