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Technology, Addiction, and Time Well Spent

Time Well Spent, the nonprofit started by repentant persuasive technologist Tristan Harris, has launched the Center for Humane Technology, a group that includes tech CEOs, investors, scholars, and mindfulness advocates. “The race for attention is eroding the pillars of our society,“ the group’s website says. It warns that recent tech trends are putting our children, ++++++++>

Why Designers Need Better Ethics

A “sustainability provocateur” and Founder of the UnSchool of Disruptive Design, Leyla Acaroglu argues that many designers subscribe to codes of ethics at the level of their membership organizations, like the IDSA, AGDA, IGDA. But she says they have a responsibility to examine their own ethical frameworks, and not abdicate responsibility to people and institutions ++++++++>