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SPACE10’s creative team is travelling from Copenhagen to London for Supercharged. We caught up with them ahead of their session in May:

The purpose of SPACE10 is to enable a better, more meaningful and sustainable life for the many people. We are on a mission to explore and design new ways of living. Right now, we are focusing on four different labs — Natural Interfaces, Shared Living, Local Food and Digital Fabrication.

Almost 12,000 people in 139 countries responded to your survey ‘Do You Speak Human?’. What was the main reason for putting this survey out to the public and what was the most surprising finding?

We designed the ‘Do You Speak Human? survey to find out how people feel about artificial intelligence and to get them thinking about what they’d prefer the AI of the future to look like. It’s an attempt to open up the design process and take the many people’s concerns into account before we even decide how this topic should be explored further. There are actually many surprising finds — one of them is that people like AI prevent them from making mistakes.

Bias and the ethical implications of AI: What’s SPACE10’s role in the conversation and how will you be moving this forward in 2018?

We’re living in the age of AI—but many of us scarcely realise it. Increasingly we’ll see computer-based life forms in our homes, our cars, our household goods — technology woven into the very fabric of our lives, living alongside us and making decisions on our behalf. We launched Do You Speak Human? to start a conversation and encourage more people to think about the kind of relationship we should establish with this emerging technology. We will continue the conversation throughout the year.

What’s the best new piece of tech you have seen but can’t afford to buy?

Tesla’s Big F****** Rocket.

Which sci-fi film do you most want to become reality and why?

E.T. — it would be amazing to befriend an extraterrestrial.