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Create with Conscience: Healthier Tech for a Digitally Distracted World

Presented by Bethany Sonefeld
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Dark patterns, bottomless feeds, and manipulative software—we are surrounded by addictive and toxic technology. As creators, we have a tremendous responsibility to build tech that respects our users time, mental space, and well-being. As consumers, we must begin to build balance with the technology in our own lives. It’s time we create with conscience.

During this talk, I’ll discuss the ways technology is controlling our time, emotions, and attention. I’ll outline the tools and techniques companies use to keep us hooked and engaged. Then, I’ll discuss the ways in which we can commit to and build healthier technology—for ourselves and our end users.

Attention Economy

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