VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS
Videos & Interviews
CHT Presents Humane: A New Agenda for Tech
In this video, the Center for Humane Technology introduces a new path forward for producing technology that is more aligned with humanity. Learn more about our nonprofit organization at humanetech.com. We are grateful to our friends at Common Sense Media for the 2-minute video clip about kids and technology at 21:28. Learn more at commonsensemedia.org.
Former Google ethicist on tech's "race to the bottom of the brain stem"
Former Google insider Tristan Harris says not enough is being done to combat the harm technology and social media are doing in society. Harris, the co-founder of the Center for Humane Technology, joins CBSN to discuss why it's a race to the bottom and how social media companies have the power to change the future.
Silicon Valley insider sounds alarm on how tech is "downgrading humans"
Former Google insider Tristan Harris says urgent action is needed to address the dark side of technology. Harris was among the first in Silicon Valley to share his concerns about people's dependence on technology when he spoke with "60 Minutes" in 2017. Now the former Google design ethicist is pushing for a new agenda for tech companies to stop what he calls the "downgrading" of humans. Harris, co-founder of the Center for Humane Technology, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the action that needs to be taken. Watch "CBS This Morning" HERE: http://bit.ly/1T88yAR Download the CBS News app on iOS HERE: https://apple.co/1tRNnUy Download the CBS News app on Android HERE: https://bit.ly/1IcphuX Like "CBS This Morning" on Facebook HERE: http://on.fb.me/1LhtdvI Follow "CBS This Morning" on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Xj5W3p Follow "CBS This Morning" on Instagram HERE: http://bit.ly/1Q7NGnY Get new episodes of shows you love across devices the next day, stream local news live, and watch full seasons of CBS fan favorites anytime, anywhere with CBS All Access. Try it free! http://bit.ly/1OQA29B Delivered by Norah O’Donnell, Gayle King, and John Dickerson, "CBS This Morning" offers a thoughtful, substantive and insightful source of news and information to a daily audience of 3 million viewers. The Emmy Award-winning broadcast presents a mix of daily news, coverage of developing stories of national and global significance, and interviews with leading figures in politics, business and entertainment. Check local listings for "CBS This Morning" broadcast times.
How to Stop Technology from Destabilizing the World
With its increasingly smart algorithms and impersonal platforms for speaking out in ways that we never would in person, technology exploits the finite limits and vulnerabilities of the human mind and erodes our capacity to address our global challenges. Tristan Harris, Co-Founder of The Center for Humane Technology, will illuminate the existential threat that technology poses and share a framework for addressing this critically important challenge.