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Saturday, October 20 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Bits, Bots, & Our Biome: Technology and Tech Power

Technology shapes how we live and how we understand ourselves as humans, but who is holding the reins? Some leading tech-savvy activists wrestle with how technology and the tech sector are radically re-shaping the distribution of power and life on our planet. They’ll explore strategies and structural and cultural interventions we can use to try to leverage and hold accountable the power of technology, so it can actually serve the common good. Hosted by Lindley Mease co-founder/Co-Director of Blue Heart, which organizes tech millennial donors to give to frontline organizations. With: Richard Stallman, founder/President of the Free Software Foundation, author of Free Software, Free Society; Malkia A. Cyril. founder/Executive Director of the Center for Media Justice, co-founder, Media Action Grassroots Network; Gopal Dayaneni, longtime activist, currently on the boards of the ETC Group, The Ruckus Society and the Center for Story-based Strategy.


Workshop Speakers
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Malkia Cyril

Malkia A. Cyril, founder/Executive Director of the Center for Media Justice and co-founder of the Media Action Grassroots Network, is one of few leaders of color in the movement for digital rights and freedom, as well as a leader in the Black Lives Matter Network. Cyril is also a... Read More →
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Gopal Dayaneni

Gopal Dayaneni, a dedicated activist since the 1980s with experience in a wide range of movements and struggles, currently serves on the planning committee of Movement Generation’s Justice and Ecology Project; is a trainer with The Ruckus Society; and serves on the boards of: The... Read More →
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Lindley Mease

Lindley Mease coordinates the Grassroots Climate Solutions Fund at Thousand Currents, mobilizing funders to collaboratively give to climate justice movements in the Global South and also co-founded and co-directs Blue Heart, an organization that organizes tech millennial donors to... Read More →
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Richard Stallman

Richard Stallman, a groundbreaking software developer and renowned, pioneering software freedom activist and advocate, worked at the Artificial Intelligence Lab at MIT from 1971 to 1984, where he initiated the GNU operating system and then left MIT to launch the Free Software Movement... Read More →


Saturday October 20, 2018 4:30pm - 6:00pm
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