How to Dodge Techno and Moral Panics

How to Dodge Techno and Moral Panics

In this second episode with Jeff Jarvis, Larry and Jeff discuss regulation, encryption, the dangers of techno-moral panics, and Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which has been quite controversial in the United States. Find out more in this follow-up with...

Privacy and Ethics in the Age of AI Transcript

NOTE: The following has been edited for length and clarity. Larry: Hi, I’m Larry Magid, CEO of ConnectSafely, and welcome to Are We Doing Tech Right? And a good person to know whether we’re doing it right or wrong, or at least have a strong opinion, would...

Are We Doing Tech Right? Podcast description

Join ConnectSafely’s Larry Magid and experts from education, healthcare, policy, and the tech industry as we delve into the influence of tech habits and platforms on our daily lives and offer actionable advice for helping families live their best life on and offline...
They Built What?! A Deeper Dive Into Techno-Panics

They Built What?! A Deeper Dive Into Techno-Panics

By Larry Magid ConnectSafely Senior Researcher and Oxford University graduate student Nathan Davies contributed to this article If you ever experience or hear others panic about new technologies, consider the historical context. We’ve been hearing about moral panics...
White House Order Provides Guidance on AI Safety

White House Order Provides Guidance on AI Safety

By Larry Magid This post first appeared in the Mercury News On October 30, President Biden issued an executive order on the Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence. As expected, the nearly 20,000-word document committed the federal...