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Human Values for a Technologized Age


  • From left, Julie Hanna, Erica Kochi, Michael McFarland, and David Kirkpatrick


Julie Hanna
Executive Chair of the Board, Kiva

Erica Kochi
Executive Director on Innovation and Co-founder, UNICEF Innovation

Michael McFarland
Treasurer, USA Northeast Province of the Society of Jesus


David Kirkpatrick
Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Techonomy

Session Description:
How do we think about technology differently as the world continues to be blighted by suffering, hatred and grotesque inequality? And what of privacy, distraction, and overweening corporate and government power? How can tech reaffirm fundamental human values?  Does the tech industry and innovation community need a clearer focus?

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