"Forward and back: Six conversations about the internet’s past decade and the coming one," was hosted by the Knight Foundation.
Description from Knight:
To explore what we’ve learned about the internet over the past decade and what we might expect in the next one, we’ve invited 13 entrepreneurs, journalists and scholars for an afternoon of dialogue. Featured conversations will include:
Sally Buzbee, AP and Yancey Strickler, Kickstarter
Eric Gundersen, Mapbox and Nancy Lublin, Crisis Text Line
Katherine Maher, Wikimedia Foundation and Tony Marx, New York Public Library
Jennifer Pahlka, Code for America and Paul Steiger, ProPublica
Latanya Sweeney, Harvard University and Ethan Zuckerman, Center for Civic Media, MIT Media Lab
Tristan Harris and Laura Weidman Powers, Code2040
In addition, Susan Crawford of Harvard Law School and Cardozo Law School will give a keynote on the state of the internet.
Watch on YouTube, above.
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- Tech Insiders Call Out Facebook for Literally Manipulating Your Brain
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- The Online Life, as Both Liberation and Imprisonment