Tech folk: ‘Move fast and break things’ doesn’t work when lives are at stake

D&S affiliate Keith Hiatt, Michael Kleinman, and D&S researcher Mark Latonero think critically about the usage of technology as a all-encompassing solution in human rights spaces.

It’s important to acknowledge that, most of the time, the underlying problem human rights organisations are trying to solve isn’t technical. It’s often a bureaucratic, institutional, process or workflow problem, and technology won’t solve it (and might exacerbate it).

Keith Hiatt
Michael Kleinman
Mark Latonero

Feb 02, 2017

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