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TED Audio Collective adds Your Undivided Attention to its Roster of Podcasts
February 10, 2022

TED Audio Collective adds Your Undivided Attention to its Roster of Podcasts

Your Undivided Attention, a podcast from Center for Humane Technology, has joined the TED Audio Collective, a collection of podcasts for the curious.
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A Humane Hello from “The Catalyst” Co-Creators
February 3, 2022

A Humane Hello from “The Catalyst” Co-Creators

The Catalyst is a newsletter by Center for Humane Technology that explores topics at the intersection of technology, human behavior, ethics, and systems reform.
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A New Take on Our Newsletter
February 2, 2022

A New Take on Our Newsletter

Welcome to the first edition of The Catalyst – the next evolution of the CHT newsletter you’ve been reading. Today, we’re crystallizing a shift in the newsletter that we’ve been building up to the past months. Here’s what’s new.
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2021 Humane Technology Highlights
December 21, 2021

2021 Humane Technology Highlights

As we wrap up the year, our team took a collective moment to reflect on society's progress towards a more humane tech world. Here are five highlights from 2021 that are propelling the humane technology movement forward — along with ways you can get involved and take action.
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A Deeper Dive Into the Meta Crisis
December 2, 2021

A Deeper Dive Into the Meta Crisis

Tristan Harris and Daniel Schmatchenberger recently spoke with podcaster Joe Rogan to discuss the compounding factors of the meta crisis. While we’ve spoken about the meta crisis before, this recent, longer format conversation allowed us to dive deeper into our latest thinking on the issue, which includes the rise of decentralized technology-enabled power and the fall of sense-making and problem-solving.
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A Framework for Changing Complex Systems
November 12, 2021

A Framework for Changing Complex Systems

Today, technological harm is outpacing current solutions. We see the effects in seemingly disparate areas — fragile democracies, degraded mental health, growing political polarization, conspiracy theories going mainstream, and distrust of journalism and institutions. The issues we face are complex and they are ever-evolving. But they are not disparate, they are systemic.
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Whistleblower to Congress: Address Facebook's "Moral Bankruptcy"
October 6, 2021

Whistleblower to Congress: Address Facebook's "Moral Bankruptcy"

As the impact of the “Facebook Files” continues to unfold, we’re reflecting on the Facebook whistleblower’s bombshell 60 Minutes interview, her congressional testimony, why it matters, and how you can take action. Join us for a public event tomorrow and more discussion on our podcast.
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The Facebook Files: Tech Exceeding Governance
October 1, 2021

The Facebook Files: Tech Exceeding Governance

We're continuing to unpack the "Facebook Files"— what we're learning, why it matters, and how you can take action. We're also sharing upcoming public events plus a timely new podcast episode on "Making Meaning in Challenging Times."
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The Facebook Files: Tech's Big Tobacco Moment
September 21, 2021

The Facebook Files: Tech's Big Tobacco Moment

The Wall Street Journal's Facebook Files are full of alarming revelations that cover teen mental health, algorithm-driven outrage, human trafficking, vaccine misinformation, and more. Discover the evidence this bombshell investigation revealed.
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