Unlike the World Wide Web and Web 2.0, governments, businesses, and U.S. citizens must take thoughtful action to protect privacy and safety and build ethical standards into technology that allows for citizen data control.
Technology should support human flourishing: the next web must have ethics built-in.
The web is quickly entering its next phase. Web3, the metaverse, whatever your term for the latest zeitgeist, soon there will be a new era where cutting-edge AI and immersive technology further surround everyday human life in ways far beyond what our LTE and GPS-enabled smartphones and laptops do today.
Let’s convene a big tent and find common-sense solutions for our most pressing tech issues of today—privacy, ethical AI, and more - to enable a healthy coexistence with technology that supports human flourishing.