The conference, titled "Promoting Digital Child Dignity—From Concept to Action," brought together religious leaders, academics, policymakers and tech industry leaders from around the world.
The technological changes Guardini witnessed during his lifetime (1885-1968) were far more dramatic, jarring and violent than anything we are likely to see in our own era. Yet the deeper I go into his writings, the more convinced I become of their urgency and relevance in the here and now.
In his latest book, Lanier argues that all forms of social media treat human beings as if they were basically a bundle of nerve endings.
During a conference held in the Vatican on Sept. 27 on "The Common Good in the Digital Age," Pope Francis told delegates that there is a need to search for ways for society to deal with the challenges of the digital age.