Human Factors Weekly News
Welcome to the Human Factors Cast Weekly News Roundup, a weekly roundup of all news related to Human Factors, Psychology, Design, and Technology as it relates to humans. These stories are selected as potential topics for Human Factors Cast's weekly podcast. Want this in your RSS/Feed reader? Grab our RSS Feed here.
We're back again for another week of news, and there's quite the variety this week! From chatbots, to emergency services, all the way to aircraft failure, there's a whole lot of stuff no matter which domain you come from, so let's get into it.
Our Top News Stories
These consist of news stories that we feel have enough substance to them to justify a 20-30 minute segment on the podcast. Our Patreons decide which topics we discuss on the show from these types of news stories.
- Editorial: Chatbots could one day replace search engines. Here’s why that’s a terrible idea.
- The UK is Training Paramedics to Use Jetpacks In Emergencies
- China Jet’s Nosedive From 29,000 Feet Baffles Crash Specialists
Human Factors News
These consist of news stories that have a human factors application, but may just be a brief one-liner (e.g. not a whole lot to talk about but cool enough for us to share).
- For the First Time, a Completely Locked-In Patient Can Communicate, Thanks to a Brain Implant
- 4 ways the workplace is changing — and how we can adapt4 ways the workplace is changing — and how we can adapt
- People underestimate others' desire for constructive feedback