Jun 12 2023
030 • HEATHER SNYDER QUINN
Our guest is a multi-disciplinary writer, educator, consultant, futurist, and lecturer, Heather Snyder Quinn. Her work focuses on the future of design, emerging technology, ethics, fiction, interdisciplinary practices, and theory and has been recognized by Nasa, the World Economic Forum, MIT Press, Yale Law School, and the Washington Post. Heather is often found playing in unexpected places, physical or virtual, and collaborating with people from an array of backgrounds. Her work uses design fiction to empower communities to imagine possible futures and understand technology’s impact on human freedoms.
Currently, she is editing Technologies of Deception, a publication bringing together art, design, technology, ethics, futurism, and policymaking.
In this episode, Quinn speaks with host Christian Solorzano about her early love for phonebooks, the future of graphic design, education, AI, interdisciplinary approaches to creative problem-solving, and much more.
Music by the band Eighties Slang.