Axios House at SXSW 2024: Reimagining the Internet Experience

Mar 12 axios Tyne Phillips

The increasing linkage of the internet to people’s everyday lives has opened up a world where online data is more vulnerable. Leaders in technology, ethics and privacy spoke about the issues and some of tactics that may help promote a reformed internet experience at Axios House at SXSW in Austin, TX.

In a View From the Top sponsored conversation, Frank H. McCourt, Jr., founder of Project Liberty and author of OUR BIGGEST FIGHT: Reclaiming Liberty, Humanity, and Dignity in the Digital Age, spoke about how the internet is currently being used is “fundamentally broken.”

  • “This is the biggest issue we have in our lives at this moment. Not that there aren’t other big issues, but we can’t solve the other big issues if we can’t even have a conversation, if we can’t even agree on facts, if we’re destroying the minds and the attitudes and the confidence of the next generation. So fix the tech, then we have a chance to fix the problem.”

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