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Tuesday, June 18 • 4:45pm - 5:05pm
The Great Cognitive Depression (and the Rise of the Miyagi Movement)

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Companies are strip mining our cognition in their quest to hold our attention. But it’s not an infinite resource and those organizations don’t price the destruction of cognition into their cost of doing business. They have every incentive to continue the destruction. But we lose our ability to make rational decisions at work and as citizens, to take on the many complex extinction level challenges society now faces.

When the art and science of decision-making itself collapses might we face a Great Cognitive Depression?

We’ll explore playful ways to use games and AI to build cognition and cancel biases.

Speakers
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Mickey McManus

Fellow, Office of the CTO, Autodesk
Mickey McManus is a visiting research fellow at Autodesk’s Office of the CTO and a Senior Advisor to BCG. He is a pioneer in pervasive computing, collaborative human/machine innovation, human-centered design and education. Mickey holds 13 patents in the area of connected products... Read More →


Tuesday June 18, 2019 4:45pm - 5:05pm
Room 104