Alex is an Android designer & developer who helps other designers and developers to understand and create beautiful material design apps. He has been writing about Android since 2012 on his blog, Android Design Patterns. He is also the creator of several popular open source libraries, such as Shape Shifter, Kyrie, and Avocado.
Today, digital products and companies are not just changing the way we live our lives, but also playing an increasingly influential role in public policy and governance. We have reached a point where consumer goods produced by technology industries are beginning to reshape what it means to be Human.
This year, we are going to explore advances in biohacking and transhumanism and their implications for humankind. Will they be to our benefit, further enhancing quality of life? How mindful should we be of the potential social and ethical pitfalls whilst we transform?