Dr. Margarita Quihuis (Stanford Persuasion Inst.)

Worshipping the God of Technology: How technology alone is not sufficient to create a safe and just world

Silicon Valley is full of bright young entrepreneurs whose mission is often to change the world for the better. However, over the last 15 years we’ve seen how promising technologies that were intended to bring the world closer together have been used to create division and polarization. In this talk Margarita looks at why technology has failed to deliver on its promise and how keepers of ancient wisdom and indigenous knowledge of the world need to guide us on how to be good ancestors so we can develop the necessary innovation and planning to create a positive, abundant future for people we will never meet.