Prince Harry discusses ‘internet lie machine’ at tech summit

Prince Harry will speak at a media-led event next week about the dangers of online disinformation, it has been announced.

The Duke of Sussex will attend a summit hosted by Wired magazine on November 9 where the panel he sits on will discuss the “Internet lie machine”.

The 37-year-old will appear at the virtual event alongside Renee DiResta, of the Stanford Internet Observatory, and Rashad Robinson, co-chair of the Aspen Commission on Information Disorder.

The conversation is about the damage the internet is doing to individuals and society as a whole.

“As social media algorithms reward shock value over reality, as the line between fact and fiction gets weaker every day, as media propaganda and online hate reign supreme, the panel will examine how we got here, and perhaps more importantly, how we got out of this one. mess,” said the event organizers.

The larger two-day event will focus on the impact of technology and the “sustainable and strategic solutions” needed to address some of the world’s most pressing problems.

Harry now lives with his wife Meghan and their two children in Montecito, California, where the couple moved after relinquishing their royal duties last year.

Since moving to the US, the couple has founded an organization called Archewell, which includes a non-profit charitable foundation and a media production company.

Both Harry and Meghan have signed deals with Spotify and Netflix, and he is writing an “intimate and heartfelt memoir” for Random House.

Of the book, due out next year, he said he wrote it “not as the prince I was born, but as the man I have become”.

“I’ve worn many hats over the years, both literally and figuratively, and I hope by telling my story – the highs and lows, the mistakes, the lessons learned – I can show that it doesn’t matter where we are. come from, we have more in common than we think,” he said.


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