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September 21-24, 2022

Unfinished Live 2022 will convene technologists, journalists, thought leaders, artists, and changemakers to tackle one of the most consequential opportunities of our time: harnessing ethical digital tech to build a more equitable and sustainable future for all.

The festival will take place at The Shed in New York City and online during September 21 – 24 and will include dynamic mainstage talks, provocative conversations, live podcasts, networking, and interactive exhibits.

Experience Live 2021 below and register for 2022 today!


Featured Talks from 2021

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Featured Speakers from 2021

Executive Producer & Host, How to Citizen with Baratunde
Baratunde Thurston
Director of R&D, Jigsaw
Yasmin Green
Founder, Parity Technologies & Web3 Foundation; Co-founder, Ethereum
Gavin Wood
Co-founder & Co-director, UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry; Author, Algorithms of Oppression
Safiya Noble
CEO, Glitch
Anil Dash
Journalist, Platformer
Casey Newton
Digital Minister, Taiwan
Audrey Tang
President, The Markup
Nabiha Syed
Founder in Residence, PolicyLink; Chair, Unfinished Network
Angela Glover Blackwell
Author, Blockchain Chicken Farm
Xiaowei Wang
Research Manager, Stanford Internet Observatory
Renee DiResta
Host, NPR’s TED Radio Hour
Manoush Zomorodi
CEO, Girls Who Code
Tarika Barrett
Media Artist
Refik Anadol
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council; former CEO, Wikimedia Foundation
Katherine Maher

“Technology is not neutral. It is replicating the biases and power dynamics of the society that we live in.”

Albert Fox Cahn
NYU School of Law

Featured Podcasts from 2021

  • Team Human

    Hosted by Douglas Rushkoff, featuring Xiaowei Wang

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  • There Are No Girls On The Internet

    Hosted by Bridget Todd, featuring Sydette Harry

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  • Big Technology

    Hosted by Alex Kantrowitz, featuring Charlie Warzel

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  • Slate’s “What Next: TBD”

    Hosted by Lizzie O’Leary, featuring Gavin Wood

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