Hi team, apologies I attached this to the wrong thread earlier. I think this is how it is to be posted.
Per our previous ZOOM conference today, creating a contextual categorization.
As discussed, I suggested that I create the first pass, defining the issues this community has raised as I understand them so far (which means this is likely incomplete). My goal was to gauge my own understanding by putting the pyramids and categories into my own language first to see where there is shared understanding, what I’m missing, and how we can make this simpler, fewer categories, etc, and I’ve attempted to encapsulate what I’ve gathered from everyone so far, but admittedly have not gathered everything.
Also I can create a meta mapping for this too, but probably not before the 24th.
The test here would be to see what is missing from the HC categories in the contextualization below, clean up language and simplify simplify simplify.
So for this exercise, I kept all the “meaning” and semantics but removed some verbiage and language that I thought may require to much work to understand the context, so this is highly stripped down.
As it is just an exercise, we can always scrap and start again.
Welcome to the Community for Humane Technology
What does it mean to have “humane” technology?
That’s one of the many issues we encourage discussion around on our community forum, so please come participate with us!
Humane technology, or #humantech, is any tech that is aware of any potential unintended consequences of its usages and intentionally seeks to lessen those consequences as an aspect of its native design and functionality.
#humantech is intentionally designed to create productive, rewarding, and even surprising environments for global users.
Humane technology by definition is, therefore, solutions-based technology; solutions that are mutually beneficial to all participants without disadvantaging any of them.
We represent a wide and very diverse background collectively.
Some of us are website publishers, others programmers and developers, entrepreneurs, marketing or advertising executives, data scientists, academics, psychologists, and content creators - others just concerned parents or individuals who feel adversely affected by technology and are seeking understanding.
Because our backgrounds are diverse, and the problems facing technology and society today are even more diverse, we’ve created a framework and map to explore each unique issue, explore solutions or engage in thoughtful, critical discussion with the intention of building a consensus, increase critical mass awareness, offer support to designers and developers to resources, and a library for researchers, bloggers, or any concerned individuals wanting to separate the hysteria from the science and speculation.
ONE: Technology and the Individual
- Mental Well Being Mindfulness, Addiction
- Parents, Children and teens: Unique issues, outreach, studies, therapies.
- An Internet Citizens Bill of Rights? the right to privacy, the right to participation and access (inclusion and diversity), the right to fair exchange, the right to security, the right to a pathway to recourse.
TWO: Technology and Society
- Social Media, Adtech, and other disappointments. (the big four, digital tracking,digital wildfires, fake news, dark collaboratives, harassment, propaganda, FOMO)
- Openness and Resolution: Humane design principles, Centralization and Decentralization, New social platform design models, collaborative engagement, collaborative economic models, collective problem solving
THREE: #humantech Next Steps:
- Sustainable business and startups.
- Ethics, Best practices, Standards
- Come join the revolution, activism and participation.