Navigating media choices and digital citizenship in an ethically responsible way can seem overwhelming. Here are a few resources for folks who want to know where to start.
An organization that "advocates for kids' wellbeing in the digital age." Content reviews help families and educators navigate developmentally appropriate media choices, and resources for child advocacy in the digital sphere focus on digital equity, digital privacy, platform accountability, and political action.
Founded by Tristan Harris, the Center for Humane Technology aims to "to drive a comprehensive shift toward humane technology that supports our well-being, democracy, and shared information environment." The organization offers toolkits, educational materials, and resources for technologists, policymakers, educators, and families.
AI is a hot button topic, but a lot of the discourse surrounding artificial intelligence is rife with misinformation as a result of the ways in which sci-fi fantasies and manipulative language being used to market products of major players in big tech have influenced the public's perception of what AI actually is and what it can do. In Sean Illing's podcast episode Is ethical AI possible?, guest interviewee Timnit Gebru (founder of the Distributed AI Research Institute), dispels a lot of the misconceptions surround AI and sheds light on what can be done to create and regulate AI in more ethically responsible ways.