Apple Just Wants To Do What’s Best For Us And Our Children

I knew this day would come. It was inevitable.

Apple has officially announced the launch of an iPhone update meant to protect children from predators who use communication tools to recruit and exploit them, and limit the spread of Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM). Apple said its…


The Questionable Ethics of Persuasive Design

The evolution of social media and the stealth development of intelligent and sophisticated technology, created by the largest corporations in the world like Facebook and Apple, continue to revolutionize the globes’ ability to connect in ways never possible in the past. However, they no longer align with humanity’s best interests…


Almost All Work Will be Instrumentally and Technologically Augmented.

“The world breaks everyone, and afterward many are strong at the broken places” Ernest Hemingway.

The Third Connected Age

Pre-Pandemic work was already being widely dispersed over the past decade as technology increasingly advanced machines and communication devices such as computers, audio VPAs, smartphones, and…


Gendering Voice and Language in AI Virtual Assistants (VPAs)

Article Submitted to Valparaiso University

Graduate Department of English Studies and Communications

With assigned female names, voices, and characters, artificially intelligent virtual personal assistants (VPAs) such as Alexa, Cortana, and Siri were decisively gendered females until recently. By exploring the various…


Humanitarians. Activists. Changemakers. Amplified Voices.

Back in 2013, there were nine key issues affecting girls and women around the world.

  1. Access to Education

A 2013 report by UNESCO found that 31 million girls of primary school age were not in school, and about one out of every four young women in developing countries had never completed their primary school education. That number represented a huge…


Inspired by Humane Educators Everywhere and The Center for Humane Technology

As long time Digital Media Exec, current English Studies and Communications graduate student, and aspiring future educator, my goal is to help re-envision our education system and the Digital Media ecosystem simultaneously. I think we can all agree both are BROKEN and have caused immeasurable harm to our children.

How…


Capturing Humanity Through Technology

As technology stealthily advances the possibilities of art, artists are interacting and participating with art more than ever.

It is no longer the division between the left brain (science) versus the right brain (art) but the marriage of the two that will become the future.

From the earliest discoveries of…

Gina Johnson

Digital Media Change Agent | Digital Philanthropist | Digital Design Ethicist | Humane Technology Advocate

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