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Conversation Designing is quite an interesting profession. It has slowly emerged to become one of the best part-time professions to take up in 2021.But to build interest onto this topic, I would need to explain to you what a conversation designer is….So let’s start from the basics shall we? What is a Conversation? In 2021 …

Most of us benefit every day from the fact computers can now “understand” us when we speak or write. Yet few of us have paused to consider the potentially damaging ways this same technology may be shaping our culture. Human language is full of ambiguity and double meanings. For instance, consider the potential meaning of …

Suggest to Samsung’s Virtual Personal Assistant Bixby “Let’s talk dirty”, and the female voice will respond with a honeyed accent: “I don’t want to end up on Santa’s naughty list.” Ask the same question to the programme’s male voice and it replies “I’ve read that soil erosion is a real dirt problem.” In South Africa, …