“My name is Alexa and I’m not your personal assistant” — Workshop at Mozfest (London 27/10/19)

  1. An input part, where I shared my research in the area of personification of AI systems
  2. A hands-on creative part, where participants developed alternative designs in small groups


Illustration by Tamara Siewert

Workshop Design

Activity 1 — Warm-up

Input part — “Personified machines”

Activity 2 — Speculative design

  • Does it express a gender?
  • Does it have preferences or hobbies?
  • Is it please-all or polarizing?




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Alexa Steinbrück

Alexa Steinbrück

A mix of Frontend Development, Machine Learning, Musings about Creative AI and more