Is Technology Neutral?

September 06, 2019

At the climax of a “60 Minutes” segment on ethical technology design, host Anderson Cooper demanded suspiciously of Tristan Harris, “Is technology neutral?” While Cooper made the word “neutral” seem like a loaded challenge, the truth is that “neutral” is as neutral a word as can...

How Digital Technology Is Transforming Cost Management

March 31, 2019

Digital technologies do more than cut costs. They can drive strategic growth, says Wharton’s Christopher Ittner. When companies talk about cost management, their focus typically is on slashing their current expenses. But in today’s digital era, cost management has taken on a new hue: It...

Digital Tech Workers Revolt against Lethality

February 26, 2019

A generation of digital wizards discover they are working for the military-industrial complex and don’t like the taste of it. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary explains. Microsoft employees are the latest group of tech workers to protest the role they are being asked to play in developing weapons...