Day 7

How a handful of tech companies control billions of minds every day
BY Tristan Harris

Duration: 18 min.

Summary:

  • Start at 0': How companies work to get your attention

  • 3': Why it's very dangerous for our society

  • 6'10: How can we turn things around?

  • 11'30: Let's focus on Today's issues

  • 13'20: Q&A

About the Speaker:

Tristan Harris has been called "the closest thing Silicon Valley has to a conscience" by The Atlantic magazine. Prior to founding the new Center for Humane Technology, he was Google's Design Ethicist, developing a framework for how technology should "ethically" steer the thoughts and actions of billions of people from screens. Rolling Stone magazine named Harris one of "25 People Shaping the World" in 2017.