What is technology’s responsibility as a platform for behavior? Dov chats with Andrew about technology’s ‘second inning’ where we are coming to grips with the reality that the power to make the world more open and equal is not in the technologies themselves. It all depends on how the tools are designed and how we choose to use them. The same amazing tech that enables people to forge deeper relationships, foster closer communities and give everyone a voice can also breed isolation, embolden racists, and empower digital bullies and nefarious actors. As Dov and Andrew discuss, the business of business is no longer just business. The business of business is now society. And, therefore, how you take or don’t take responsibility for what your technology enables or for what happens on your platforms is inescapable. This is the emerging expectation of users — real people — who’ve entrusted so much of their inner lives to these powerful companies.
HOW Matters is a series of one-on-one conversations between Dov Seidman and the world’s greatest thinkers and most prominent leaders on the state of our reshaped world and the implications and imperatives for all of us.