June 13, 2024

A Syllabus of Actions for Building the Society We Want

This post is about a Syllabus of Actions, the result of last fall’s Building the Society We Want workshop, co-hosted by Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy and Center for Human Values. The central theme of the workshop was rejecting the premise that any new technology constitutes “progress” except insofar as it causes too many […]

Building the Society We Want: A CITP Conference

Twenty years ago, social media companies started telling us: “Hey, use this free digital mediaproduct!” We individually used it, or didn’t. And then we all used it, because we had to. Just like the car.The existence of the technology restricts human freedom and agency. The die has been cast:social media has reshaped everything and to […]