The Agency

Hi, I’m Elizabeth. I’m a UX designer living in the southwest. My current research is in cognitive engineering and virtual reality.

May 30, 2018

Chocolate Challenges: The Social, Technological, and Environmental Issues Facing the Cocoa Industry

By the year 2020, most of the global supply of cocoa will be diminished due to low yields in the Ivory Coast region.

October 12, 2017

The Future Belongs to the Baby Makers

There is a decrease in population growth in developed countries, including that of the United States. How can public policies fix this?

June 22, 2017

An Introduction to Deep Learning

The definition of deep learning can be described not by what is, but what is not.

April 17, 2017

The fight against the Noosphere

Jaron Lanier’s book, You Are Not a Gadget, has ignited controversy as it criticizes the current climate of technology, and specifically, the Internet.

April 3, 2017

Implications of the first VR Code of Ethics

As VR becomes more available to researchers, professionals, and consumers, its ethical ambiguity grows. With all new technologies comes associated risk that requires a framework for ethical use.

March 23, 2016

Is safe driving technology actually safer?

Does safe driving technology make an operator more alert? New cars are now adorned with a multitude of technological bells and whistles.