In her social technology presentation, Sharon Moore discusses how social media is changing the future. She begins her speech by explaining social is not normal for everyone, and that it is necessary to invest in social technologies.
The speaker sees the staying power of social media as a positive thing, comparing the sense of contact it provides to Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. Online communities also give people an opportunity to contribute to society. she notes the need to earn respect on the internet as well.
The social technology presentation explains how historically technology has been used to automate people out of the equation. Moore promotes putting people back in and using technology to make the most of collective human capital. She also talks about the possibility of hyper-personalization and the changing perception of failure.