Taking on Technofundamentalism: Alex Krotoski at TransFUSION

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A keynote speech from Alex Krotoski at Creative Skillset's TransFUSION conference, December 2013. What are the positive and negative influences of technology on our lives and our psychology?

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Taking on Technofundamentalism: Alex Krotoski at TransFUSION

  1. 1. Taking on Technofundamentalism Aleks Krotoski Creative Skillset, 5 December 2013
  2. 2. Question your sources
  3. 3. Technology is neither good nor bad. Nor is it neutral.
  4. 4. What’s outside the frame?
  5. 5. Context
  6. 6. Design agendas
  7. 7. Digital identity Online identity
  8. 8. namespace collision
  9. 9. Are we sure X is Y?
  10. 10. I, Y, consist of A, B and C.
  11. 11. Google
  12. 12. Usefulness can be predicted
  13. 13. Just enough to be magical
  14. 14. All sources are created equal
  15. 15. Quantitative judgements are superior
  16. 16. Facebook
  17. 17. Be your tools
  18. 18. Be your categories
  19. 19. Be your wallet
  20. 20. Life Beats
  21. 21. The web never forgets
  22. 22. It cannot make that judgement
  23. 23. we are the problem
  24. 24. don’t assume learners have special knowledge
  25. 25. just because she jumped off a cliff..
  26. 26. online and digital identities are different
  27. 27. digital literacy is more than learning to use a keyboard and mouse
  28. 28. developers don’t have your well-being as a priority
  29. 29. expect it adapt to you
  30. 30. consider flexibility
  31. 31. remember the biases
  32. 32. we understand how power works offline, but we don’t understand how it works online
  33. 33. they invent new products, processes, systems and devices that produce profound sociocultural transformations
  34. 34. alekskrotoski.com With thanks to the Nominet Trust for their support

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