Episode 2 - Samantha & Pamela Pavliscak / by Samantha Clarke

Can we design for happiness?

That's the question on my lips as I interview Pamela Pavliscak. Pamela is an sought-after expert on emotion and technology. Pamela is faculty at Pratt Institute School of Information and has lectured at Parsons School of Design, Stanford Design School, and ASU’s Center for Science and the Imagination. She advises designers, developers, and decision-makers on how to create technologies with greater emotional intelligence.

In this episode you will learn:

4.37 How to find a tech and happiness 'happy medium'.

11.45 Insights into how we cam move into design with real emotional intelligence

18.00 The four key principles needed for technology to contribute to wellbeing 

29.11 Find out what contributes to Pamela’s wellbeing 

33.45 Tips to navigate the effect of technology on your wellbeing 

39.51 How Pamela stays positive in the world of tech

Enjoyed listening to Pamela? Fab! Find out more by:

 - visiting her site https://www.changesciences.com

 - follow her on twitter @paminthelab

 - watch her TED talk on How to Live Happily in the Digital Age here