David Staley

Guest Speaker

Artificial Intelligence

Areas of Expertise

Artificial Intelligence  •  Future of Learning  •  GGC-Learning  •  Ethics  •  Synthesis  •  Smart Cities  •  SciFi  •  Policy  •   Law  •   Ethics  •  Opener / Closer  •  Metaphysics  •  Leadership  •  Design Thinking  •  Future of Work  •  Future Forecasting

About David

David Staley is Director of the Humanities Institute at The Ohio State University. He is an associate professor in the Department of History–where he teaches courses in digital history and historical methods–and holds courtesy appointments in the departments of Design–where he has taught courses in Design History and Design Futures–and Educational Studies, where he leads the “Forum on the University.” He has published widely on the intersection of technology and higher education, and is the author of Alternative Universities: Speculative Design for Innovation in Higher Education (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019) Brain, Mind and Internet: A Deep History and Future (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), Computers, Visualization and History, 2nd ed. (Routledge, 2014) and History and Future: Using Historical Thinking to Imagine the Future (Lexington Books, 2007).

Designing Future Trends (lecture at Ohio State)

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How to go from CPA to futurist

Speaking Topics

  • Artificial Intelligence, The Design of School and the Future of Education

  • Conscious Capitalism and Education

  • How Will Future Trends Influence Business

  • The Future of Artificial Intelligence

  • The Future of Autonomous Intelligence

  • The Future of the AI/Human Interface

  • The Future of the University

  • The Future of Work

  • Think Like a Futurist: 10 Habits of Mind to Enhance Your Effectiveness as a Leader

  • What is a Smart City?

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