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All Tech is Human and Project Liberty's

Responsible Tech Mixer + Fireside Chat w/ Frank H. McCourt, Jr

Mar

11

All Tech Is Human's popular Responsible Tech Mixer series in NYC brings together 200 people who care about building a better tech future!

On March 11th in NYC, All Tech Is Human will hold its next Responsible Tech Mixer + Interview Series, featuring a fireside chat with Frank H. McCourt, Jr. (civic entrepreneur and executive chairman of McCourt Global, founder and executive chairman of Project Liberty) about his upcoming book, Our Biggest Fight: Reclaiming Liberty, Humanity, and Dignity in the Digital Age. In conversation with Jennifer Strong (Host of SHIFT Podcast from PRX Pulitzer Fellow for AI Accountability Previously WSJ, NPR, and MIT Tech Review).

All Tech Is Human is collectively solving complex tech and society issues by uniting key stakeholders in the community to better understand values, best practices, and tradeoffs.

Our strength lies in moving at the speed of tech, leveraging collective intelligence, and diversifying the pipeline to allow for a more holistic approach, altering the DNA of tech development, and helping society catch up to the speed of innovation.

Together, we work to solve tech and society’s thorniest issues.

when

Monday
March 11, 2024
6:00 pm

LoCATION

Betaworks • 29 Little West 12th Street, New York, NY 10014

agenda

Speakers

Frank H. McCourt, Jr.

Executive Chairman
McCourt Global
Biography

Frank H. McCourt, Jr., is a civic entrepreneur and executive chairman of McCourt Global, a private family company with a 130-year legacy and steadfast commitment to building a better future through its work across the real estate, sports & media, technology, and capital investment industries.

Frank is also the founder and executive chairman of Project Liberty, a far-reaching effort to build an internet where individuals have control over their data, a voice in how platforms operate, and more access to the economic benefits of innovation. Project Liberty is supported by a $500-million commitment and encompasses the work of the Project Liberty Foundation – a 501(c)(3) with an international partner network that includes Georgetown University, Stanford University, Sciences Po, and other leading academic institutions and civic organizations – and Amplica Labs, a technology business launched by McCourt Global that is focused on developing the next generation of digital infrastructure. In 2021, Project Liberty released a groundbreaking, open internet protocol – the Decentralized Social Networking Protocol (DSNP) – to support a new, healthier internet era.

A proud Georgetown University alumnus, Frank has served on the school’s Board of Directors for many years. In 2013, he made a $100 million founding investment to create Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy. He expanded on this in 2021 with a $100 million investment to catalyze an inclusive pipeline of leaders and put the school on a path to becoming tuition-free.

Frank owns the French football club Olympique de Marseille and formerly owned the Los Angeles Dodgers. With family roots in infrastructure development and construction, Frank’s real estate work includes the development of Boston’s Seaport and large, mixed-use projects worldwide.

His forthcoming book, Our Biggest Fight: Reclaiming Liberty, Humanity, and Dignity in the Digital Age, will be published by Crown on March 12, 2024.

Jennifer Strong

Host and Creator
SHIFT Podcast
Biography

Jennifer Strong is a journalist covering the impact of frontier technologies on the way we live and work. She’s the creator of several top science and tech podcasts for newsrooms that include ProPublica, The Wall Street Journal, and MIT Technology Review.

Her reporting has been recognized by awards juries dozens of times, including six Webby and three Ambie, or Podcast Academy Award, nominations. Her narrative podcasts were finalist selections at the New York Festivals for the last two years, and a finalist for Podcast of the Year by The Drum Awards in London for a taping she did inside an experimental fighter plane.

Strong previously led long-form audio for The Wall Street Journal where she created and hosted the first three seasons of WSJ’s The Future of Everything, and where she was also an architect of the paper’s first digital audio efforts in the mid-2000s. As a radio anchor for Dow Jones, she hosted one of the very first newsroom podcast series, WSJ’s Tech News Briefing.

Strong has also produced a business show for NPR and reported on national security topics for PRI. She’s been a keynote stage host and moderator at the United Nations General Assembly, SXSW, Web Summit, Bio, Emtech, AI for Good Global Summit, The Future of Everything Festival, and many others.

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In Person
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Responsible Tech Mixer + Fireside Chat w/ Frank H. McCourt, Jr

March 11, 2024
6:00 pm

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About

All Tech Is Human's popular Responsible Tech Mixer series in NYC brings together 200 people who care about building a better tech future!

On March 11th in NYC, All Tech Is Human will hold its next Responsible Tech Mixer + Interview Series, featuring a fireside chat with Frank H. McCourt, Jr. (civic entrepreneur and executive chairman of McCourt Global, founder and executive chairman of Project Liberty) about his upcoming book, Our Biggest Fight: Reclaiming Liberty, Humanity, and Dignity in the Digital Age. In conversation with Jennifer Strong (Host of SHIFT Podcast from PRX Pulitzer Fellow for AI Accountability Previously WSJ, NPR, and MIT Tech Review).

All Tech Is Human is collectively solving complex tech and society issues by uniting key stakeholders in the community to better understand values, best practices, and tradeoffs.

Our strength lies in moving at the speed of tech, leveraging collective intelligence, and diversifying the pipeline to allow for a more holistic approach, altering the DNA of tech development, and helping society catch up to the speed of innovation.

Together, we work to solve tech and society’s thorniest issues.

When

March 11, 2024
6:00 pm

Where

Betaworks • 29 Little West 12th Street, New York, NY 10014
RSVP

Agenda

Speakers

Frank H. McCourt, Jr.

Executive Chairman
McCourt Global
Biography

Frank H. McCourt, Jr., is a civic entrepreneur and executive chairman of McCourt Global, a private family company with a 130-year legacy and steadfast commitment to building a better future through its work across the real estate, sports & media, technology, and capital investment industries.

Frank is also the founder and executive chairman of Project Liberty, a far-reaching effort to build an internet where individuals have control over their data, a voice in how platforms operate, and more access to the economic benefits of innovation. Project Liberty is supported by a $500-million commitment and encompasses the work of the Project Liberty Foundation – a 501(c)(3) with an international partner network that includes Georgetown University, Stanford University, Sciences Po, and other leading academic institutions and civic organizations – and Amplica Labs, a technology business launched by McCourt Global that is focused on developing the next generation of digital infrastructure. In 2021, Project Liberty released a groundbreaking, open internet protocol – the Decentralized Social Networking Protocol (DSNP) – to support a new, healthier internet era.

A proud Georgetown University alumnus, Frank has served on the school’s Board of Directors for many years. In 2013, he made a $100 million founding investment to create Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy. He expanded on this in 2021 with a $100 million investment to catalyze an inclusive pipeline of leaders and put the school on a path to becoming tuition-free.

Frank owns the French football club Olympique de Marseille and formerly owned the Los Angeles Dodgers. With family roots in infrastructure development and construction, Frank’s real estate work includes the development of Boston’s Seaport and large, mixed-use projects worldwide.

His forthcoming book, Our Biggest Fight: Reclaiming Liberty, Humanity, and Dignity in the Digital Age, will be published by Crown on March 12, 2024.

Jennifer Strong

Host and Creator
SHIFT Podcast
Biography

Jennifer Strong is a journalist covering the impact of frontier technologies on the way we live and work. She’s the creator of several top science and tech podcasts for newsrooms that include ProPublica, The Wall Street Journal, and MIT Technology Review.

Her reporting has been recognized by awards juries dozens of times, including six Webby and three Ambie, or Podcast Academy Award, nominations. Her narrative podcasts were finalist selections at the New York Festivals for the last two years, and a finalist for Podcast of the Year by The Drum Awards in London for a taping she did inside an experimental fighter plane.

Strong previously led long-form audio for The Wall Street Journal where she created and hosted the first three seasons of WSJ’s The Future of Everything, and where she was also an architect of the paper’s first digital audio efforts in the mid-2000s. As a radio anchor for Dow Jones, she hosted one of the very first newsroom podcast series, WSJ’s Tech News Briefing.

Strong has also produced a business show for NPR and reported on national security topics for PRI. She’s been a keynote stage host and moderator at the United Nations General Assembly, SXSW, Web Summit, Bio, Emtech, AI for Good Global Summit, The Future of Everything Festival, and many others.

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Proof of Full Vaccination Required

Betaworks requires all visitors to show proof of full vaccination to enter. No exceptions. Two ways that you can show proof:
  • Official vaccine card with at least 2 weeks having passed since the date of the last required dose (1 dose for J&J/AstraZeneca, 2 for Pfizer/Moderna)
  • An active digital pass such as the NY State Excelsior Pass or the CLEAR app
In Person
Public Event

Responsible Tech Mixer + Fireside Chat w/ Frank H. McCourt, Jr

When

POSTPONED: New Date TBA
March 11, 2024
6:00 pm

Where

Betaworks • 29 Little West 12th Street, New York, NY 10014
RSVP

Sold Out

Postponed: New Date TBA

Event Details

All Tech Is Human's popular Responsible Tech Mixer series in NYC brings together 200 people who care about building a better tech future!

On March 11th in NYC, All Tech Is Human will hold its next Responsible Tech Mixer + Interview Series, featuring a fireside chat with Frank H. McCourt, Jr. (civic entrepreneur and executive chairman of McCourt Global, founder and executive chairman of Project Liberty) about his upcoming book, Our Biggest Fight: Reclaiming Liberty, Humanity, and Dignity in the Digital Age. In conversation with Jennifer Strong (Host of SHIFT Podcast from PRX Pulitzer Fellow for AI Accountability Previously WSJ, NPR, and MIT Tech Review).

All Tech Is Human is collectively solving complex tech and society issues by uniting key stakeholders in the community to better understand values, best practices, and tradeoffs.

Our strength lies in moving at the speed of tech, leveraging collective intelligence, and diversifying the pipeline to allow for a more holistic approach, altering the DNA of tech development, and helping society catch up to the speed of innovation.

Together, we work to solve tech and society’s thorniest issues.

Agenda

Speakers

Frank H.

McCourt, Jr.

Executive Chairman
McCourt Global

Frank H. McCourt, Jr., is a civic entrepreneur and executive chairman of McCourt Global, a private family company with a 130-year legacy and steadfast commitment to building a better future through its work across the real estate, sports & media, technology, and capital investment industries.

Frank is also the founder and executive chairman of Project Liberty, a far-reaching effort to build an internet where individuals have control over their data, a voice in how platforms operate, and more access to the economic benefits of innovation. Project Liberty is supported by a $500-million commitment and encompasses the work of the Project Liberty Foundation – a 501(c)(3) with an international partner network that includes Georgetown University, Stanford University, Sciences Po, and other leading academic institutions and civic organizations – and Amplica Labs, a technology business launched by McCourt Global that is focused on developing the next generation of digital infrastructure. In 2021, Project Liberty released a groundbreaking, open internet protocol – the Decentralized Social Networking Protocol (DSNP) – to support a new, healthier internet era.

A proud Georgetown University alumnus, Frank has served on the school’s Board of Directors for many years. In 2013, he made a $100 million founding investment to create Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy. He expanded on this in 2021 with a $100 million investment to catalyze an inclusive pipeline of leaders and put the school on a path to becoming tuition-free.

Frank owns the French football club Olympique de Marseille and formerly owned the Los Angeles Dodgers. With family roots in infrastructure development and construction, Frank’s real estate work includes the development of Boston’s Seaport and large, mixed-use projects worldwide.

His forthcoming book, Our Biggest Fight: Reclaiming Liberty, Humanity, and Dignity in the Digital Age, will be published by Crown on March 12, 2024.

Jennifer

Strong

Host and Creator
SHIFT Podcast

Jennifer Strong is a journalist covering the impact of frontier technologies on the way we live and work. She’s the creator of several top science and tech podcasts for newsrooms that include ProPublica, The Wall Street Journal, and MIT Technology Review.

Her reporting has been recognized by awards juries dozens of times, including six Webby and three Ambie, or Podcast Academy Award, nominations. Her narrative podcasts were finalist selections at the New York Festivals for the last two years, and a finalist for Podcast of the Year by The Drum Awards in London for a taping she did inside an experimental fighter plane.

Strong previously led long-form audio for The Wall Street Journal where she created and hosted the first three seasons of WSJ’s The Future of Everything, and where she was also an architect of the paper’s first digital audio efforts in the mid-2000s. As a radio anchor for Dow Jones, she hosted one of the very first newsroom podcast series, WSJ’s Tech News Briefing.

Strong has also produced a business show for NPR and reported on national security topics for PRI. She’s been a keynote stage host and moderator at the United Nations General Assembly, SXSW, Web Summit, Bio, Emtech, AI for Good Global Summit, The Future of Everything Festival, and many others.

Sponsors

Proof of Full Vaccination Required

Betaworks requires all visitors to show proof of full vaccination to enter. No exceptions. Two ways that you can show proof:
  • Official vaccine card with at least 2 weeks having passed since the date of the last required dose (1 dose for J&J/AstraZeneca, 2 for Pfizer/Moderna)
  • An active digital pass such as the NY State Excelsior Pass or the CLEAR app

3/11/2024

Betaworks

Responsible Tech Mixer + Fireside Chat w/ Frank H. McCourt, Jr

Presented by

All Tech Is Human's popular Responsible Tech Mixer series in NYC brings together 200 people who care about building a better tech future!

On March 11th in NYC, All Tech Is Human will hold its next Responsible Tech Mixer + Interview Series, featuring a fireside chat with Frank H. McCourt, Jr. (civic entrepreneur and executive chairman of McCourt Global, founder and executive chairman of Project Liberty) about his upcoming book, Our Biggest Fight: Reclaiming Liberty, Humanity, and Dignity in the Digital Age. In conversation with Jennifer Strong (Host of SHIFT Podcast from PRX Pulitzer Fellow for AI Accountability Previously WSJ, NPR, and MIT Tech Review).

All Tech Is Human is collectively solving complex tech and society issues by uniting key stakeholders in the community to better understand values, best practices, and tradeoffs.

Our strength lies in moving at the speed of tech, leveraging collective intelligence, and diversifying the pipeline to allow for a more holistic approach, altering the DNA of tech development, and helping society catch up to the speed of innovation.

Together, we work to solve tech and society’s thorniest issues.

speakers

Frank H. McCourt, Jr.

Executive Chairman
McCourt Global
Biography

Frank H. McCourt, Jr., is a civic entrepreneur and executive chairman of McCourt Global, a private family company with a 130-year legacy and steadfast commitment to building a better future through its work across the real estate, sports & media, technology, and capital investment industries.

Frank is also the founder and executive chairman of Project Liberty, a far-reaching effort to build an internet where individuals have control over their data, a voice in how platforms operate, and more access to the economic benefits of innovation. Project Liberty is supported by a $500-million commitment and encompasses the work of the Project Liberty Foundation – a 501(c)(3) with an international partner network that includes Georgetown University, Stanford University, Sciences Po, and other leading academic institutions and civic organizations – and Amplica Labs, a technology business launched by McCourt Global that is focused on developing the next generation of digital infrastructure. In 2021, Project Liberty released a groundbreaking, open internet protocol – the Decentralized Social Networking Protocol (DSNP) – to support a new, healthier internet era.

A proud Georgetown University alumnus, Frank has served on the school’s Board of Directors for many years. In 2013, he made a $100 million founding investment to create Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy. He expanded on this in 2021 with a $100 million investment to catalyze an inclusive pipeline of leaders and put the school on a path to becoming tuition-free.

Frank owns the French football club Olympique de Marseille and formerly owned the Los Angeles Dodgers. With family roots in infrastructure development and construction, Frank’s real estate work includes the development of Boston’s Seaport and large, mixed-use projects worldwide.

His forthcoming book, Our Biggest Fight: Reclaiming Liberty, Humanity, and Dignity in the Digital Age, will be published by Crown on March 12, 2024.

Jennifer Strong

Host and Creator
SHIFT Podcast
Biography

Jennifer Strong is a journalist covering the impact of frontier technologies on the way we live and work. She’s the creator of several top science and tech podcasts for newsrooms that include ProPublica, The Wall Street Journal, and MIT Technology Review.

Her reporting has been recognized by awards juries dozens of times, including six Webby and three Ambie, or Podcast Academy Award, nominations. Her narrative podcasts were finalist selections at the New York Festivals for the last two years, and a finalist for Podcast of the Year by The Drum Awards in London for a taping she did inside an experimental fighter plane.

Strong previously led long-form audio for The Wall Street Journal where she created and hosted the first three seasons of WSJ’s The Future of Everything, and where she was also an architect of the paper’s first digital audio efforts in the mid-2000s. As a radio anchor for Dow Jones, she hosted one of the very first newsroom podcast series, WSJ’s Tech News Briefing.

Strong has also produced a business show for NPR and reported on national security topics for PRI. She’s been a keynote stage host and moderator at the United Nations General Assembly, SXSW, Web Summit, Bio, Emtech, AI for Good Global Summit, The Future of Everything Festival, and many others.

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WHEN

Monday, March 11, 2024
6:00 pm

WHERE

Betaworks
29 Little West 12th Street
New York, NY 10014

Agenda

Tools
For
Thinking

How New Technologies are Changing How We Create, Share, and Build Knowledge

When

March 11, 2024
6:00 pm

Where

Betaworks • 29 Little West 12th Street, New York, NY 10014
Proof of Full Vaccination Required

RENDER is Over, but Camp is just beginning

We had some great speakers and participants turn out for Render, and we all got to participate in very interesting conversations. You can find recordings of all of our sessions below. If you're working on a Tool for Thinking and want to participate in our upcoming accelerator program, you can learn more here.

Building Bicycles for the Mind

All Tech Is Human's popular Responsible Tech Mixer series in NYC brings together 200 people who care about building a better tech future!

On March 11th in NYC, All Tech Is Human will hold its next Responsible Tech Mixer + Interview Series, featuring a fireside chat with Frank H. McCourt, Jr. (civic entrepreneur and executive chairman of McCourt Global, founder and executive chairman of Project Liberty) about his upcoming book, Our Biggest Fight: Reclaiming Liberty, Humanity, and Dignity in the Digital Age. In conversation with Jennifer Strong (Host of SHIFT Podcast from PRX Pulitzer Fellow for AI Accountability Previously WSJ, NPR, and MIT Tech Review).

All Tech Is Human is collectively solving complex tech and society issues by uniting key stakeholders in the community to better understand values, best practices, and tradeoffs.

Our strength lies in moving at the speed of tech, leveraging collective intelligence, and diversifying the pipeline to allow for a more holistic approach, altering the DNA of tech development, and helping society catch up to the speed of innovation.

Together, we work to solve tech and society’s thorniest issues.

Speakers

Howard

Rheingold

Author
Tools for Thought
@hrheingold

Frank H.

McCourt, Jr.

Executive Chairman
McCourt Global

Jennifer

Strong

Host and Creator
SHIFT Podcast
@StrongReporter

Schedule

11:30 AM
Doors Open
12:00 PM
Welcome
with MC
12:10 PM – 12:20 PM
How Do We Define Tools for Thinking and Why Do They Matter?
Join Jerry Michalski and John Borthwick as they talk about their interest in tools for thinking, and what excites them the most about the future of the category.
12:20 PM – 12:50 PM
Inflection Points for Tools for Thinking
What are the key inflection points that will supercharge Tools for Thinking in the near future? How will new technologies, user metaphors, and funding models change how people build these tools? John Borthwick will be discussing how the landscape is changing with the co-founders of Readwise, Daniel Doyon & Tristan Homsi.
12:50 PM – 1:00 PM
Q+A
1:00 PM – 1:15 PM
Demo: Protocol Design for Tools for Thinking
Gordon Brander will be presenting a brief demo on Subconscious and the Noosphere, products he and his team are working on to allow Tools for Thinking to become interoperable and better connected.
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM
Lunch and Networking
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
The History and Future of Software as Tools for Thinking
Some of the earliest examples of software explored by pioneers like Doug Engelbart, JCR Licklider, Alan Turing, and others were at their core technologies that help magnify, inspect, and spread our ideas. Jerry Michalski will be sitting down (virtually) with Howard Rheingold, author of Tools for Thought, to explore the history and future of "mind-amplifying technology".
2:45 PM – 3:00 PM
Q+A
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Tools for Thinking Product Demos
We’ll hear from builders and thinkers deep in the space and get to take a look at what they’re working on. We’ll be checking out Plexus, Re:Collect, Jerry’s Brain, Subconscious and more. 
4:15 PM – 4:45 PM
Leveraging AI and ML in Building New Tools for Thinking
Alice Albrecht and Linus Lee will be sitting down with Chris Pedregal to discuss their work in leveraging AI and Machine Learning for creating new kinds of tools for thinking.
4:45 PM – 5:00 PM
Q+A
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Idea Dimensionality and Representing Semantic Meaning
How do ideas - and the human brains that make and hold them - interact?  Get prepared for meta! Esther Dyson and Jerry Michalski, will discuss the idea of how people work together to shape, compare, intertwine and ultimately produce multi-faceted ideas and multi-dimensional idea spaces.  As David Waltz (Thinking Machines) once said, “Words are not in themselves carriers of meaning, but merely pointers to shared understanding.” Watch and lob questions as the two of them try to build and share the idea of how better ideas can be developed through collaboration.
5:30 PM – 5:45 PM
Q+A
5:45 PM – 7:00 PM
Closing and Happy Hour

Proof of Full Vaccination Required

Betaworks requires all visitors to show proof of full vaccination to enter. No exceptions. Two ways that you can show proof:
  • Official vaccine card with at least 2 weeks having passed since the date of the last required dose (1 dose for J&J/AstraZeneca, 2 for Pfizer/Moderna)
  • An active digital pass such as the NY State Excelsior Pass or the CLEAR app