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June 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
2019-06-24T13:00:00-04:00
2019-06-24T14:30:00-04:00

“*How a Handful of Tech Companies Control Billions of Minds Every Day*” 2017 A handful of people working at a few large tech companies steer the thoughts of millions of people every day, says design thinker, Tristan Harris. From Facebook notifications to Snapstreaks to YouTube autoplays, they’re all competing for one thing: your attention. Harris explains how these companies prey on our psychology for their own profit and calls for a design renaissance in which our technology encourages us to live out the timeline we want.

“*Technology and the Future of the Human Brain*” 2015 A neuroscientist, Tara Swart, reflects on such questions as ‘What is technology doing to our brains?’ and ‘Will we still be ourselves as the use of technology expands?’ 

 

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