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John C. Havens

IEEE Planet Positive 2030 Staff Lead
The IEEE Standards Association

John C. Havens is the Staff Lead of IEEE’s Planet Positive 2030 Initiative, where he also architected and directed IEEE’s largest body of work on AI Ethics since 2016.

He is the author of "Heartificial Intelligence: Embracing Our Humanity to Maximize Machines" (2016) and the creator of Togetherland — a workshop designed to “eradicate the epidemic of isolation, one connection at a time.” John will be speaking and leading Togetherland workshops with Sustainable Brands in 2024 in Minneapolis and San Diego.

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Relationality in AI: The Missing Link for Regenerative Sustainability
Relationality in AI: The Missing Link for Regenerative Sustainability

Product, Service & Design Innovation / Regenerative sustainability provides a pragmatic foundation to demonstrate caregiving and relationality to people and planet. It shouldn’t be a ‘battle against climate change;’ it should be a ‘relationship we’re working to heal.’ - 3 months ago

The Irony of Happiness at Work in the Age of Automation
The Irony of Happiness at Work in the Age of Automation

Organizational Change / After my book, Hacking Happiness, was released last year, a lot of people got in touch wondering how they could help their employees get happier at work. My book focuses on how people should take a measure of their lives, utilizing emerging technology and positive psychology to increase their long-term wellbeing versus just their mood. - 9 years ago

From Invisible to Impact: Value in the Personal Data Economy
From Invisible to Impact: Value in the Personal Data Economy

New Metrics / There’s been a lot of talk about the power of Big Data in our modern digital economy. But tech experts will be the first to tell you “Big Data” is a marketing term, not a magic bullet. While it’s important to know how to best aggregate and make sense of the massive amounts of information available about your customers, there’s a more critical point you need to address right away about the nature of people’s data:It’s going to disappear. - 10 years ago

What Internet Citizens Should Know About the Personal Data Economy
What Internet Citizens Should Know About the Personal Data Economy

The Next Economy / John C. Havens is founder of the H(app)athon Project, a contributing writer for Mashable, and author of the upcoming book, Hacking Happiness. At Sustainable Brands ’13 last month, he spoke on the main stage about “Unleashing the Personal Data Economy,” and we later dove further into the subject.What exactly is the personal data economy? - 10 years ago

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