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​​Technology for Utopia: Changing the Story with Dr. LouAnne Boyd & Dr. Art Blaser

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​​To create great solutions that help people, they need to be based in perspective and policy and well tested. Dr. Boyd and Dr. Blaser share their work in helping the hearing impaired through the use of emerging technology

Our Guests

Dr. LouAnne Boyd is an assistant professor of computer science and software engineering at Chapman‘s Fowler school of Engineering. Dr. Boyd’s research interests center around the design, development, and evaluation of novel technologies to increase accessibility. She is exploring new inclusive interaction designs to accommodation sensory impairments. Dr. Art Blaser is Professor of Peace Studies and Political Science and has been on the Chapman faculty since 1981. He received his Ph.D. from Ohio State University and his J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law. His major area of emphasis is law, international relations, and comparative politics, and his research and teaching interests include disability studies, human rights, and international non-government organizations.

Topics discussed in this episode: 

  • The Choice: Utopia or Dystopia
  • Great solutions need different perspectives… and testing!
  • Never give up trying to make things better

Resources mentioned in this episode: 

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