Jyothsna is the CEO of TypeLead and a core team member of the Eta programming language. Her self-directed research into Human Computer Interaction revealed that we have a long way to go with making developer tools more productive. She is on a mission to take user experience of programming languages and developer tools to the next level through Eta. Currently, she is working on adding emotional experience to Eta through enhanced error messages.
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?