Technically Speaking is a podcast by Harrison Wheeler about BIPOC designers, entrepreneurs & technologists sharing their unique stories of triumph and resilience
In this episode of Technically Speaking, our host Harrison Wheeler talks to web designer, content management expert, and author Preston So about the new user experiences in web design enabled by spatial and spoken content. He explains why the web is in the middle of a massive transition and how you can be part of it as a designer. Join in and listen to Harrison and Preston discuss the future of the web and the latest challenges these changes have brought to the industry.
Jump straight into:
(01:35) - Who is Preston So? His experience in the web development industry and content management.
(05:27) - The web is going through a transition!: The new paradigms to take into account and the latest opportunities in spatial and spoken content.
(09:59) - Why is voice tech top of mind now?: The humanness of conversation and enabling access for a broader population.
(16:30) - Handling new tools and challenges: How voice tech can assist the state government and the need for content management.
(20:21) - Today’s biggest challenges regarding new technology: The conversational singularity and the possibility of biases seeping into voice interfaces.
(26:41) - Conversation design for designers: The current picture of voice tech and a piece of advice for those who are looking to get into the industry.
(31:58) - Using voice technology to amplify our voices and how to find Preston’s new book.
(35:16) - Sharing information through writing: How Preston got into writing and how he maintains his muscle for it.
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