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Human Factors Cast Episodes

Aug. 5, 2022

E253 - User Perspective on Categorizing Chatbots and Voice Assistants

This week on the show, we talk about how to categorize conversational interfaces. We also answer some questions from the communit…

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July 29, 2022

International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare…

This week on the show we sit down with Joe Keebler to discuss the International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Heal…

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July 22, 2022

E252 - The future of wearables is...socks?

This week on the show, we talk about how smart textiles can sense how their users are moving. We also answer some questions from …

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July 15, 2022

E251 - Grandma, Relax, it's Just a Robot

This week on the show, we talk about how New York State is giving out robot companions to the elderly. We also answer some quest…

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July 8, 2022

E250 - What's the Deal with Double-Decker Airplane Seats?

This week on the show, we talk about the Human Factors and usability implications of double decker airplane seats. We also answer…

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June 28, 2022

Using Human-Centered Design for LGBTQIAP+ Health Care | Human Factors…

Throughout the month of June, we will be releasing Human Factors Minutes focused on the intersection of Human Factors, HCI, UX, a…

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June 24, 2022

HFES Presidential Town Hall (June 2022) | Bonus Episode

Join us on Friday, June 24 at 1pm ET for our next HFES Presidential Town Hall. HFES President Christopher Reid and HFES President…

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June 24, 2022

E249 - Let's Talk About Google's Sentient AI

This week on the show, we talk about how a Google engineer claimed their AI was “Sentient” AI. We also answer some questions from…

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June 21, 2022

LGBTQ+ HFES Affinity Group | Human Factors Minute | #pride Bonus Epis…

Throughout the month of June, we will be releasing Human Factors Minutes focused on the intersection of Human Factors, HCI, UX, a…

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June 17, 2022

E248 - Is Society Ready For AI to Make Ethical Decisions?

This week on the show, we talk about a new study on society’s readiness for AI ethical decision making. We also answer some quest…

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June 14, 2022

Designing for LGBTQIAP+ | Human Factors Minute | #pride Bonus Episode

Throughout the month of June, we will be releasing Human Factors Minutes focused on the intersection of Human Factors, HCI, UX, a…

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June 10, 2022

E247 - TRB's New Tool for Airport Construction Safety and Phasing Pla…

This week on the show, we talk about the Transportation Research Board’s new Construction Safety and Phasing Plans tool. We also …

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June 7, 2022

Availability of Resources for LGBTQIA+ in Human Factors, UX, and HCI …

Throughout the month of June, we will be releasing Human Factors Minutes focused on the intersection of Human Factors, HCI, UX, a…

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May 27, 2022

Ergonomics and Human Factors Conference 2022 Recap | #EHF2022 | Bonus…

This week on the show we sit down with Barry Kirby to discuss the Ergonomics and Human Factors conference (#EHF2022) put on by th…

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May 20, 2022

E246 - Let's Kiss in VR

This week on the show, we talk about how new technology will allow us to feel sensations in and around our mouth, We also answer …

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May 13, 2022

E245 - Human Robot Interaction will Change the Food Industry

This week on the show, we talk about how Human Robot Interaction will change the food industry. We also answer some questions fro…

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May 6, 2022

E244 - Fixing Humanity's Broken Risk Perception to Save the Planet

This week on the show, we talk about humanity’s broken risk perception and how it is reversing global progress in (what the UN is…

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April 29, 2022

E243 - How Human Factors Can Help Pilots Catch A Rocket Booster in Mi…

This week on the show, we talk about how a helicopter will attempt to catch a rocket booster in midair. We also answer some quest…

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April 22, 2022

E242 - How Top Reviews Help Sway Consumer Decisions

This week on the show, we talk about how top reviews sway consumer decision-making. We also answer some questions from the commun…

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April 15, 2022

E241 - How Giving Paramedics Jetpacks can Stop People from Dying

This week on the show, we talk about how paramedics might use jetpacks in the near future to save people’s lives. We also answer …

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April 8, 2022

Human Factors and Chill | Human Factors Hangout | Bonus Episode

Experiencing some technical issues behind the scenes so instead of a normal episode, we'll be hanging out and talking all things …

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April 2, 2022

HFES Presidential Town Hall (April 2022) | Bonus Episode

Join us on Friday, April 1 at 1pm ET for our next HFES Presidential Town Hall. HFES President Christopher Reid and HFES President…

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April 1, 2022

E240 - How Can AI Provide Companionship?

This week on the show, we talk about an affair with Artificial Intelligence saved someone’s marriage, and the greater connection …

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March 25, 2022

E239 - Can we Define Sex as Risky Driving Behavior?

This week on the show, we talk about sex as a form of distracted driving and answer some questions from the community about needi…

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