I have a background in philosophy, computer science and psychology. My research combines these three areas.
Topics: Cognitive endurance (a topic I coined for a research project), Computer technology and society, Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive science, Mindfulness, Philosophy of mind, Consciousness, Eastern and Western Philosophy, especially contrasting views from these traditions, Ethics.
My consciousness book is the most comprehensive account of my philosophical views:
Human-computer interaction, philosophy and scientific method, ethics, artificial intelligence and society.
Education and work
- Docent in Media Technology and Interaction 2018, KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
- Associate professor at the Dept. of Media and Interaction Design (2010-present), The Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.
- National Expert at the European Commission in the Unit of Future and Emerging Technologies, Brussels, Belgium (2008-2010)
- Visiting Fellow: University of Berkeley at California at Berkeley, Department of Philosophy (2005-2008)
- PhD Human-computer interaction, The Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (2004)
- MA Computer Science, The Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (2001)
- BA Philosophy & Psychology, Univ. of Calif. at Berkeley. Phi Beta Kappa, Honors in Philosophy (1995
I was interesting to be part of this discussion on AI and human abilities on the "philosophical room" talk radio (Swedish).
-Hanna Mandolin interviewed me on radio and we discussed persuasive technologies (in Swedish):
I and Haibo Li were winners in the KTH Innovation 2016 Innovation challenge.
I Haibo Li and Tina Zu received the Karolinska Center for Sustainability prize for best research project during their recent networking day in April 2016. http://ki.se/forskning/css-blogg
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