Design Against AI: 2024

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  • Computational Thinking Is Invaluable: Coding isn’t key — but understanding computation will help. Learn how to speak machine**.
  • Work Transformation Is Coming FAST: Prepare for AI-induced shifts in design and tech careers, continually. It’s a marathon, not a sprint.
  • Be Critical Of AI (For Customers): Evaluate AI’s impact critically; consider fairness and inclusivity. Show customers the benefits of responsible AI.
**Want to learn how to speak machine? There’s a book for that …

How To Speak Machine took me six years to write — its target audience is creatives and business people who want to understand how computation works.

Published by John Maeda

I'm a learner.

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