Pamela Pavliscak studies the future of feelings. Whether documenting new internet emotions, inviting people to dinner parties with their digital alter egos, or prototyping emotionally needy bots, Pamela’s research is aimed at understanding how technology can help us be the best humans we can be.
Pamela’s work with organizations like Google, IKEA, The New York Public Library, and Virgin draws designers, decision-makers, and community members into creative collaboration. Currently, Pamela is on faculty at Pratt Institute where she teaches speculative design and affective computing. Her insights have appeared in The New York Times, the LA Times, NPR, Slate, CBC, and Quartz. She’s spoken at SXSW, TEDx, TNW, and Web Summit among many others. Her book, Emotionally Intelligent Design, charts an empathetic future. She’s currently working on a field guide to internet emotion.