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March 6, 2020

E156 - Robot Lifeguards, Autonomous Wheelchairs, and Socializing in Virtual Worlds

E156 - Robot Lifeguards, Autonomous Wheelchairs, and Socializing in Virtual Worlds

Today is March 5th, 2020 and it's an all new Huma…


Today is March 5th, 2020 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. CSULB Human Factors Conference: http://www.cla.csulb.edu/departments/psychology/event/15th-annual-human-factors-and-ergonomics-society-student-conference/ Banter Blake’s Keyboard https://amzn.to/2VMzNJI Nick’s Label Maker https://amzn.to/39yRj8E Human Factors News The YMCA is trialing robot lifeguards to prevent pool drownings https://thenextweb.com/neural/2020/03/05/the-ymca-is-trialing-robot-lifeguards-to-prevent-pool-drownings/ British Airways is testing self-driving wheelchairs at JFK and Heathrow https://thenextweb.com/neural/2020/03/04/british-airways-is-testing-self-driving-wheelchairs-at-jfk-and-heathrow/ Deep Dive If socializing within games is so popular, why hasn’t the multiverse arrived yet? https://techcrunch.com/2020/02/28/if-virtual-worlds-are-so-popular-why-dont-we-have-them-yet/ Community HCI Vs HF via /r/humanfactors Buy the hosts a beer: https://streamlabs.com/humanfactorscast Follow Nick: https://www.twitter.com/Nick_Roome Follow Blake: https://www.twitter.com/DontPanicUX Design Lab UX Courses WIth Blake: http://share.trydesignlab.com/hfcast Join us on Slack: https://bit.ly/2KDael9 Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/humanfactorscast Follow us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/humanfactorscast Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/HFactorsPodcast Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HumanFactorsCast Follow us on Soundcloud: https://www.soundcloud.com/HumanFactorsCast Follow us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/HumanFactorsCast Our official website: https://www.humanfactorscast.com Recorded with Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB: https://amzn.to/2TwpoAO Take a deeper look into the human element in our ever changing digital world. Human Factors Cast is a podcast that investigates the sciences of psychology, engineering, biomechanics, industrial design, physiology and anthropometry and how it affects our interaction with technology. As an online source for human factors, psychology, and design news, Human Factors Cast is your essential resource for new, exciting stories in the field. Disclaimer: Human Factors Cast may earn an affiliate commission when you buy through the links here.

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