This self-paced online course prepares product teams to create technology that treats attention and intention as sacred, protects well-being, and builds our collective capacity to address humanity’s most urgent challenges.
Learn new, more humane principles to replace the harmful, extractive paradigm that created the mess we’re in today.
Reflect on your own patterns and learn concrete ways to shift your team toward a humane model of value creation.
Join thousands globally who are building more humane technology. Find your next hire, influence public policy, and shape industry trends.
Foundations of Humane Technology is made possible by the generous lead supporters of the Center for Humane Technology. Support for this course was provided in part by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation.
What challenges define this moment in history and how can the technology we build help to address them?
How can technology work in harmony with the vulnerabilities and biases with which all humans have evolved?
What economic forces affect products, and how can product teams help address and reduce harmful externalities?
How do the conditions of our lives shape our values? How might product development be informed by metrics but centered on values?
How can technology engender the trust and understanding we need to solve complex problems together?
How can technology enable a more just world, and practically integrate voices of people who experience harm?
How can products help people act in alignment with their deeper intentions, rather than optimizing for engagement?
How can we create a culture of humane technology inside of our workplaces and broader industry?