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People @ Work Public Forum


Can the next wave of automation be designed around making workplaces built for humans, rather than shifting further towards workers becoming nothing more than cogs in the machine. 

Join us a for a public discussion with thinkers from the fields of design, robotics, policy and business, hosted by the Masters in Research Design Pathway group from the Royal College of Art. 

This discussion is presented alongside a series of new prototypes which illustrate scenarios where our capability to create, learn, interrogate and explore, can thrive through technology.

Part of Life Rewired

A season exploring what it means to be human when technology is changing everything


photo of suzanne livingston and maholo uchida

What makes us human?



What makes us human? Why do we fear artificial intelligence and robots?

AI: More than Human curators Suzanne Livingston and Maholo Uchida unpack the big questions explored in this interactive exhibition.

Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg in the conservatory

Barbican Meets: Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg

Could artificial intelligence and technology help us to bring back the scents of extinct plants? We meet artist Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg to hear about her project 'Resurrecting the Sublime', featured in 'AI: More than Human'. 

Fountain Room