While the benefits of technology are continuously celebrated, one startup entitled the Center for Humane Technology is hoping to draw attention to the negative impact that technology dependency is having on society.
The center is made up of former tech insiders and CEO's, like a former Google designer and the ex-Head of user experience at Mozilla. The creators acknowledge that there is a need for technology in the modern age, but are fighting for the presence of more neutral products that don't rely on a user's obsession for success. According to the website, "Humane Design starts by understanding our most vulnerable human instincts so we can design compassionately to protect them from being abused,”
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