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Summary of “How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and Google’s Design Ethicist”

I recently read an article in The Atlantic by Tristan Harris, a former Product Manager at Google who studies the ethics of how the design of technology influences people’s psychology and behavior. Continue reading Summary of “How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and Google’s Design Ethicist”

Kurt Baier “The Meaning of Life”

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Kurt Baier (1917 – 2010) was an Austrian moral philosopher who received his DPhil at Oxford in 1952. He spent most of his career at the University of Pittsburgh, authored the influential, The Moral Point of View: A Rational Basis of Ethics, and was one of the most important moral philosophers of the second half of the twentieth century. Continue reading Kurt Baier “The Meaning of Life”