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Technology. Salvation/Sedation? (open forum)

Free Geek
1731 SE 10th Avenue
Portland, OR 97214, US (map)
Public WiFi

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Most classes require prior sign up. Please check in at the front desk when you arrive to let them know you are here for the class. Bags must be checked at the front entrance.

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Join us Thursday 7/9 from 5:30-7:00 for an informal discussion about technology and social justice led by Joe Rowe. No signup required.

What's the role of technology in the goals of social justice? Are we really better off? Is technology a tool to widen or shrink the gap between rich and poor? There are inconclusive results about the benefits, and we don’t really know much about the negative impacts of our choices to put computers into our lives and schools. This is a book potluck, so bring a book that you've read regarding the paradoxes of technology. Don't have a book? Print an article. Going offline can be fun!

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