Event Title

Is technology always an enabling force?

Location

Sheridan College, HMC Campus, Room # A365

Start Date

1-3-2017 1:10 AM

End Date

1-3-2017 1:40 AM

Description

The swearing in of the 45th President of the United States must be a great irony for technologists. Could it be that in democratizing the technological tools of creative production, we inadvertently created the million alternative facts and Pepe memes of bias-confirmation, tribalism and culture-jamming we were meant to oppose? Be it resolved: technology is always an ennobling force.

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Mar 1st, 1:10 AM Mar 1st, 1:40 AM

Is technology always an enabling force?

Sheridan College, HMC Campus, Room # A365

The swearing in of the 45th President of the United States must be a great irony for technologists. Could it be that in democratizing the technological tools of creative production, we inadvertently created the million alternative facts and Pepe memes of bias-confirmation, tribalism and culture-jamming we were meant to oppose? Be it resolved: technology is always an ennobling force.