In fall 2020, I was invited to teach a small course on Design Thinking for AI as part of the Business Innovation program that I myself graduated from. …


This is the 3rd and last part in the “UX challenges for AI/ML products” series. Read Part 1: Trust & Transparency and Part 2: User Autonomy & Control.

Theme 3: Value Alignment

Deploying AI systems across layers of society will affect the lives of individuals and groups across the globe in different and sometimes…


This is the 2nd part in the “UX challenges for AI/ML products” series. Read Part 1 on Trust & Transparency here.

Theme 2: User Feedback & Control

The users must feel like they’re in charge of the system. People have justified concerns about giving up agency to (semi-) autonomous systems and sharing the personal data required…


Design considerations in Human-AI interactions. Part 1 of the series.

This article was originally developed and released as Chapter 4 of the AI-Driven Design e-book series ‘Design Challenges in Machine Learning Products’ in collaboration with AWWWARDS, Adyen, and Joel van Bodegraven available for download here.

I repurposed it into a Medium article so it can be a ‘living document’ I…


Spoiler alert: 11 works in the 131.000 item collection are by non-binary artists, with 9 of those being in the new media art department

Being asked to explore any topic we were interested in for my Data Science class as part of the MA Data-Driven Design, I stumbled upon this…


Global driving forces (showing up as blue projections) representing the global agenda in the debate alongside nations.

“The Utopia Compass” — a Speculative Design film by Viraj Joshi and Nadia Piet in response to the UN & Design Futures open call on Futuring Peace

In August 2020, the United Nations Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Design Futures Initiative partnered on an open call inviting (speculative)…


A no-code and step-by-step account of training a Generative Adversarial Network (GAN) to generate places that don’t exist

Both Nadia Domide’s and my (yes we’re both called Nadia haha) day-to-day work is focussed on Artificial Intelligence and Design. Intrigued by creative AI practices, we decided to not leave this excitement to client requests and to start experimenting.

In this article, we’ll walk you through the entire process of…


At Bit, we have a range of methods and tools to explore opportunities for tech-driven innovation with our teams and clients. One of them is our tech cards. …


The start of a meeting can be a little uncomfortable. It feels rude to jump straight into the agenda without a bit of chatter, but you’re also trying to make the most of a limited time.

At in-person meetings, the first few minutes usually fill themselves up with enjoyable small…


A taxonomy of practices emerging at the intersection of AI and design.

Shaping the world around us

The role of a designer is to intentionally shape the world around us with the resources we have available. That world is increasingly shaped by data sets, algorithms, and pre-trained models.

As Artificial Intelligence(AI)/Machine Learning(ML) is finding its way into every industry and area of life, we can no longer…

Nadia Piet

Designer & researcher focussed on AI/ML, data, digital culture & the human condition mediated through computing

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