“Hey Google, I’m lonely”: The basis of voice emotional design

GDG Tech Sessions — DevFest Special Edition — “Hey Google, I’m lonely”: The basis of voice emotional design

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“Hey Google, I’m lonely”: The basis of voice emotional design

Conversational Experiences enable users an emotional, natural connection with technology, applications, and brands. This is why Voice Design is probably the most exciting & influential aspect of our future with the tech.

The dream of talking freely to machines becomes a reality in the last few years. Conversational interfaces or assistants usage is growing and entering every household. This will change the way we interact with technology and with each other.

Apple revealed people talk to Siri as a therapist and Amazon created “listen with Alexa” to reads bedtime stories to young kids. How will this tech change affect our lives, our culture and the future of our kids?

We are built to communicate by words, however, we convey much more than content in our speech. As machines are better at analyzing and understanding emotions in voice and expressing emotions in their reactions, we face endless new possibilities. I will present a few pieces of research on emotional connections with tech.

Could machines and robots help with loneliness? Can they replace caregivers? Will we fall in love with them? I will provide examples and use cases.

  • How could we create great Voice applications that engage users and clients with our brand and product?
  • Emotional voice experience design tips.


Who is the speaker?
Adi Mazor Kario

Adi Mazor Kario

Innovation Expert & Design Strategist

Adi Mazor Kario is an expert in strategy, design, and innovation and has helped hundreds of startups and established companies on their...

Adi Mazor Kario is an expert in strategy, design, and innovation and has helped hundreds of startups and established companies on their journey towards success. She is also an international speaker, and frequently conducts courses, workshops worldwide, and online programs called “Invincible Innovation.” Adi just finished her first book “Innovating Through Chaos” about turning a crisis into a business opportunity.


She has helped numerous companies in reinventing themselves and devising product strategies, defying the odds, and successfully launching their products. Adi holds a BA in Design, an MSc in Cognitive Science, and has a certificate in Positive Psychology and Mindfulness. She is also a part of the Google for Startups Accelerator, A Google Assistant Expert and is a Certified Google Design Sprint Master.

The main idea that she imparts to the startups and companies that she works with is that being curious and always learning is the most important quality for entrepreneurs. And the process of Innovation is experimenting, gathering information, learning and continually improving.

She lives with her husband, their four kids, a dog, and their cat. She reminds herself as often as she can that something amazing might happen in her life at any moment.

Feel free to contact Adi, per below:
Email: adi@invincibleinnovation.com
Website: www.invincibleinnovation.com

Who can enrol at this event?

Everyone 🙌.

If you have any question, reach at host organizers by sending a message geral@tech-sessions.com.

Can I share this event on my community?

Yes, of course! We have the social snippets with the info about the event, if you want to share it on your meetup or in your social networks. Find it here.


18th October 2020 | 18:30 CEST

18:30 – 18:35 – Tech Session Presentation (5 min)

A brief introduction to the initiative, with the participation of the promoters, showing useful data.

18:35 – 19:05 – Guest speaker’s talk (30 min)

Presentation of the topic in the form of slides provided by the speaker.

19:05 – 19:15 – Discussion panel, Q&A (10 min)

The Q&A is intended to be made by the public along with the session, not only at the end — the most upvoted questions will be answered.

19:15 – 19:20 – Final remarks (5 min)

Thank you guest GDG and speaker’s participation.


Oct 18 2020


6:30 pm - 7:10 pm


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