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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 22 Jul 20

https://medium.com/media/349bb9a1fed8f2ba225cbc655fb17bf3/hrefCan our shared reality survive the onslaught of big tech?At a time when existential threats loom large — and the need for a reasoned, pragmatic consensus arguably never greater — the tech firms carrying the conversation are profiting from our division. Through careful iteration and deliberate commercial policy, their business models have made us addicts of our newsfeeds and pawns in a game of polarisation. Yet these outcomes can only be self-terminating.Tristan Harris has been called the “closest thing Silicon Valley has to a conscience.” After three years at Google as a Design Ethicist, he co-founded the Center for Humane Technology, whose mission is to …

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https://medium.com/media/349bb9a1fed8f2ba225cbc655fb17bf3/hrefCan our shared reality survive the onslaught of big tech?At a time when existential threats loom large — and the need for a reasoned, pragmatic consensus arguably never greater — the tech firms carrying the conversation are profiting from our division. Through careful iteration and deliberate commercial policy, their business models have made us addicts of our newsfeeds and pawns in a game of polarisation. …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 22 Jul 20

https://medium.com/media/349bb9a1fed8f2ba225cbc655fb17bf3/hrefCan our shared reality survive the onslaught of big tech?At a time when existential threats loom large — and the need for a reasoned, pragmatic consensus arguably never greater — the tech firms carrying the conversation are profiting from our division. Through careful iteration and deliberate commercial policy, their business models have made us addicts of our newsfeeds and pawns in a game of polarisation. Yet these outcomes can only be self-terminating.Tristan Harris has been called the “closest thing Silicon Valley has to a conscience.” After three years at Google as a Design Ethicist, he co-founded the Center for Humane Technology, whose mission is to …

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https://medium.com/media/349bb9a1fed8f2ba225cbc655fb17bf3/hrefCan our shared reality survive the onslaught of big tech?At a time when existential threats loom large — and the need for a reasoned, pragmatic consensus arguably never greater — the tech firms carrying the conversation are profiting from our division. Through careful iteration and deliberate commercial policy, their business models have made us addicts of our newsfeeds and pawns in a game of polarisation. …

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