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Photo of a hand holding the 2021 yearbook, which is a collection of the community’s work over 12 weeks.
Photo of a hand holding the 2021 yearbook, which is a collection of the community’s work over 12 weeks.

Collective Action School has a grassroots theory of change. We believe the people who make the tech industry run—its...

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Graph showing the effective weight of a head depending on the angle of tilt looking down at a phone.
Graph showing the effective weight of a head depending on the angle of tilt looking down at a phone.

Constantly staring down at your phone can wreck your posture, resulting in some serious neck and back pain.

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Photo showing how grayscale mode makes social media apps less appealing.
Photo showing how grayscale mode makes social media apps less appealing.

Switching a smartphone to grayscale mode helped people reduce their screen time by 18% in one study.

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Luddite teens hold their vintage flip phones in a circle.
Luddite teens hold their vintage flip phones in a circle.

Looking to ditch your smartphone? Jose Briones helps you find the right feature phone for your lifestyle.

– Spencer, China

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Photo of thumb hovering over Signal and Telegram apps on a smartphone.
Photo of thumb hovering over Signal and Telegram apps on a smartphone.

Consumer Reports guides you how to pick a secure messaging app to encrypt your messages. Secure messaging apps such as...

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Disassembled smartphone and recycle bin in background.

For every million cell phones we recycle, 35 thousand pounds of copper, 772 pounds of silver, 75 pounds of gold and 33...

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Poster of “Indian Spectrum for Sale” by Darrah Blackwater in collaboration with Solange Aguilar.
Poster of “Indian Spectrum for Sale” by Darrah Blackwater in collaboration with Solange Aguilar.

Digital inequity is the product of colonization. Urge policymakers to look at consultation processes, comment periods, and...

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Graphic of protesters using mobile phones and wearing masks with a red overlay filter.

Simple steps to take before hitting the streets from The Markup. From downloading Signal, to locking down location...

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  • Chelsey Petty-Dale
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  • Cody Brooks
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  • Willow Idlewild
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  • Eli Pariser
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  • Emily Best
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  • Jasmine Sun
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  • Jim Remsik
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  • Coraline Ada Ehmke
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  • Kris Boustedt
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  • Laura Kalbag
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  • Reuben Johnson
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  • Sara M. Watson
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  • SaVance Ford
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  • Natalya Dell
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  • Sherri Johnson
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  • Xiaowei Wang
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  • Becky Russell
  • *
  • Chelsey Petty-Dale
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  • Cody Brooks
  • *
  • Willow Idlewild
  • *
  • Eli Pariser
  • *
  • Emily Best
  • *
  • Jasmine Sun
  • *
  • Jim Remsik
  • *
  • Coraline Ada Ehmke
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  • Kris Boustedt
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  • Laura Kalbag
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  • Reuben Johnson
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  • Sara M. Watson
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  • SaVance Ford
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  • Natalya Dell
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