LIFT 2019: Jarno Koponen | Tools for democracy, combining news media, AI and user experience design
If the news media wants to affect the way news content is created, presented and delivered to us in the future, we need to develop new journalistic methods and forms. What does this mean concretely? Jarno builds teams and products that combine media content, AI and service design. Last 10 years he has focused on creating innovative personalized experiences, such as an award-winning edugame Troll Factory, an AI-powered smart news assistant Voitto and a pioneering predictive discovery engine Random/Futureful. His work has been covered by The New York Times, New Scientist, Vice Motherboard, Oxford Reuters Institute, Fast Company, TNW and MIT Technology Review among others. He’s written expert articles about personalization, user experience and AI on VentureBeat and TechCrunch.