Tech In Service Of Life Articles
Ethics of Code
Asana co-founder and former Google and Facebook product leader Justin Rosenstein joins Collision 2018 as a speaker on a mindful approach to designing businesses, creating a thriving workplace, and achieving fast growth in the enterprise. He made the following statement this morning:
Do Great Things
Don’t lose the fire you started with. If you’re going to devote the best years of your life to your work, have enough love for yourself and the world around you to work on something that matters to you deeply.
‘Our minds can be hijacked’: the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia
Justin Rosenstein had tweaked his laptop’s operating system to block Reddit, banned himself from Snapchat, which he compares to heroin, and imposed limits on his use of Facebook. But even that wasn’t enough.
Building Organic Software in a Fast-Food Nation
My friend Tristan Harris is building a movement called Time Well Spent — profiled in the November issue of The Atlantic — to inspire technology companies to consciously design software that helps people achieve their actual goals, rather just sucking up their time.
Like Is Too Simple an Emotion
The inventor of Facebook’s iconic button reflects on technology’s unintended consequences.
The Way We Work Is Soul-Sucking, But Social Networks Are Not the Fix
With Twitter’s recent IPO filing, the most popular graph dominating conversation is the “interest graph.” Before that, it was the “social graph,” courtesy of Facebook. But we’re now seeing the emergence of a third important graph: the work graph.
Inventors letter supporting patent reform
We, the undersigned, are a group of inventors, technologists and entrepreneurs. Many of us have founded technology businesses; we have invented many of the protocols, systems and devices that make the Internet work, and we are collectively listed as the inventors on over 150 patents.