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Center for Humane Technology
« on: September 28, 2020, 05:03:30 PM »
You are being manipulated. Please click the link below and keep an open mind.


What They Do

Tech platforms make billions of dollars keeping us clicking, scrolling, and sharing. Just like a tree is worth more as lumber and a whale is worth more dead than alive—in the attention extraction economy a human is worth more when we are depressed, outraged, polarized, and addicted.

This attention extraction economy is accelerating the mass degradation of our collective capacity to solve global threats, from pandemics to inequality to climate change. If we can’t make sense of the world while making ever more consequential choices, a growing ledger of harms will destroy the futures of our children, democracy and truth itself.

We need radically reimagined technology infrastructure and business models that actually align with humanity’s best interests.

https://www.humanetech.com/
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Re: Center for Humane Technology
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2020, 05:11:40 PM »
Take control of your devices...

https://www.humanetech.com/take-control
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Re: Center for Humane Technology
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2020, 05:21:34 AM »
It's so weird that you posted this right after I tried watching The Social Dilemma.

I turned that off about halfway through because I found the way it was presented to be a bit irritating - patronising, really. I would have preferred a standard documentary without the fake family or the three evil guys standing at a console, etc.

Anyway - thanks for the link. I do some of that stuff already, but it's good to know what additional steps are available. I downloaded the Tor browser last night because I don't want to be tracked by advertisers.
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