Impact of various media on health
Social media platforms are using the same techniques as gambling firms to create psychological dependencies and ingrain their products in the lives of their users, experts warn.
A wave of new telecom infrastructure is en route, and in a city where famously spotty cellular and internet service has long bedeviled 21st century businesses, residents and tourists alike, there’s optimism Santa Fe (NM) will soon turn the great c
Republican lawmakers and conservative media critics pressed President Donald Trump to explore new restrictions on the video-game industry, arguing that violent games might have contributed to mass shootings like the recent attack at a high school
Four years ago, I urged the Federal Communications Commission to create what is now known as the Connect2HealthFCC Task Force under then-Chairman Tom Wheeler.
President Trump raises concerns about impact of violent movies: 'Maybe they have to put a rating system for that'
President Donald Trump warned about the influence of violence in movies while discussing school safety and mass shootings, suggesting it could be a contributing factor to recent mass shootings. "We have to look at the internet, because a lot of b
In 1984, two men were thinking a lot about the Internet. One of them invented it. The other is an artist who would see its impact on society with uncanny prescience.First is the man often called "the father of the Internet," Vint Cerf.
[Commentary] If you think middle-class children are being harmed by too much screen time, just consider how much greater the damage is to minority and disadvantaged kids, who spend much more time in front of screens. While some parents in more da
Tech industry critics spent a daylong event on Capitol Hill Feb 7 airing concerns that Facebook, Google, Apple and other major companies are peddling addictive products that damage young minds. Critics are seeking some sort of policy to address th
9:00 a.m. Registration
9:30 a.m. Welcome and opening remarks
- Dr. Loel Solomon, vice president, community health, Kaiser Permanente
- James P. Steyer, CEO and founder, Common Sense
10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. The Truth About Tech: Industry's Role in Shaping Health and Democracy
A group of Silicon Valley technologists who were early employees at Facebook and Google, alarmed over the ill effects of social networks and smartphones, are banding together to challenge the companies they helped build.