Align Technology with Humanity’s Best Interests
The Center for Humane Technology is a nonprofit organization dedicated to radically reimagining the digital infrastructure. Its mission is to drive a comprehensive shift toward humane technology that supports the collective well-being, democracy and shared information environment. Our mission is to align technology with humanity’s best interests. We envision a world with technology that respects our attention, improves our well-being, and strengthens communities.
Our Brains are no Match for technology
“The real problem of humanity is the following: We have Paleolithic emotions, medieval institutions and godlike technology.” —— Edward O. Wilson
The Fake News of Your Mind
When you’re gripped by anxiety, fear, grief or dread, how do you escape? It can happen in the span of a few breaths, according to meditation experts Jack Kornfield and Trudy Goodman.
How Political Language is Engineerd
Democracy depends on our ability to choose our political views. But the language we use to talk about political issues is deliberately designed to be divisive, and can produce up to a 15-point difference in what we think about those issues.
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Joe Rogan in-depth look into The Social Dilemma.
Tristan Harris talks with Joe Rogan in-depth about the hit Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma, which was co-produced by the Centre for Humane Technology.
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Tristan Harris on Making Sense
Tristan Harris has been called the “closest thing Silicon Valley has to a conscience,” by The Atlantic magazine. He was the Design Ethicist at Google and left the company to lead Time Well Spent, where he focuses on how better incentives and design practices can create a world that helps us spend our time well.
The End of Free Choice
On Real Time with Bill Maher, Tristan Harris explains how technology
How better Tech could Protect us from distraction
Tristan Harris is an expert in ethical design as he previously worked at Google before he quit. Now he shows the industry insights into how addictive slot machine design practices are being smuggled into our everyday toolset.
This Panda Is Dancing - Time Well Spent
Poet Max Stossel beautifully tells the story of everyday living in the information-saturated society that we inhabit. As the entire internet is built on the attention economy, Stossel brilliantly demonstrates the dilemma each of us faces each day and every day.