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Friday, February 22 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
From Figure to Ground: How Tech Threatens to Turn Education From an End to a Means.

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Public education began as compensation for a life of labor - a recognition of human dignity and the value of learning itself. These ideals have always been at risk of subversion by the needs of industry and the power of capitalism, but the utilitarian affordances of digital technology risk turning the classroom into an extension of job training. How have students become the objects of education rather than the subjects, and how can we retrieve the spirit of learning, both in school and as an essential human expression?

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Douglas Rushkoff

Author and Host, Team Human
Named one of the “world’s ten most influential intellectuals” by MIT, Douglas Rushkoff is an author and documentarian who studies human autonomy in a digital age. His twenty books include the upcoming Team Human, based on his podcast, as well as the bestsellers Present Sh... Read More →

Friday February 22, 2019 2:45pm - 4:00pm PST
Mt. Hood Ballroom