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Constantly Distracted? Design for Time Well Spent

NYC: June 04, 2015

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Tristan Harris is a design thinker, philosopher and entrepreneur – most recently focused on Design Ethics.

Tristan is rated #16 in Inc Magazine's Top 30 Entrepreneurs Under 30, a former Mayfield Fellow in Stanford’s Technology Venture Program in Entrepreneurship, and graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University.

Currently he’s developing a framework at Google to help product designers facilitate conscious choices for users. Before this, he was co-founder and CEO of Apture, an instant explanation engine that enabled millions of users to get on-the-fly explanations about any topic without leaving their place on the web. Google acquired Apture in 2011.

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