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DigitalAgenda Podcast

In this new series we will be exploring issues relating to technology in the modern world. Alongside its countless beneficial and valuable innovations, the digital revolution has brought with it serious consequences. Pressure is now mounting to mitigate these unintended consequences of tech: can we do something before it is too late?

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Episode 6: Technology & Society

Digital technology is affecting many aspects of our social lives. How do we mitigate the impact of social media on mental health, personal development and behaviour? And how do we protect the vulnerable from scams, fraud and identity theft? The final episode of the DigitalAgenda podcast will delve into technology and society. We hear from Dr Indra Joshi, Claire Levens, Barry Panayi, Umesh Pandya, and Rachel Neaman as they discuss how we can harness the opportunities technology creates to improve well-being, resilience and personal responsibility. 

47mins

17 Jan 2020

Rank #1

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Episode 5: The World of Data

Is the world of data inherently biased? We hear from writer, broadcaster and feminist campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez OBE, and Catherine Mayer, Executive Director of Datum Future and Co-Founder and President of the Women’s Equality Party as they discuss bias, confidence, challenges and opportunities within the world of data, at the DigitalAgenda Power & Responsibility Summit 2019.

40mins

10 Jan 2020

Rank #2

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Episode 4: Regulation and Innovation

Regulation is often seen as constraining innovation. How can we protect innovation whilst ensuring ethical development and responsible use of big data? What form of regulation is appropriate to ensure a trusted internet? And how can industry, government and the not-for-profit sector work together to achieve it? We hear from Richard Sargeant, Johnny Hugill, Heather Savory, Cheryl Stevens MBE & Chris Thorpe, as they discuss the relationship between regulation and innovation at the DigitalAgenda Power & Responsibility Summit 2019.

38mins

2 Jan 2020

Rank #3

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Episode 3: The AI Revolution

Will AI be a force for good, or evil? What are the opportunities and challenges of the AI revolution? In the third episode of the DigitalAgenda podcast, we will hear from Sana Khareghani, Head of the UK Government’s Office for AI, & Catherine Mayer, Executive Director at Datum Future, in conversation at the DigitalAgenda Power & Responsibility Summit.

41mins

19 Dec 2019

Rank #4

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Episode 2: Purpose 2.0

In the second of our recordings from this year’s Power & Responsibility Summit, we hear from Russell Haworth, CEO of Nominet, about profit with purpose. Russell speaks about the responsibility of big business to make a positive impact on the world, and explains how increasing your company’s purpose score is surprisingly commercially beneficial.

15mins

16 Dec 2019

Rank #5

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Episode 1: 10 challenges and 10 ideas for change in the digital age

Listen as Rachel Neaman, Strategy Director at DigitalAgenda, Eva Appelbaum, Co-Founder and Director at Arc Group, and Jess Tyrrell, Director of Strategy at Beyond, delve into the movement towards ‘humane tech’. They debate potential solutions to the current ‘tech fear’ of the modern digital age. They discuss how technology is currently designed to manipulate our vulnerabilities, and deliberate how we can create a cross-sector, collaborative movement towards technology that is respectful to humanity. Eva and Jess are the co-authors of the DigitalAgenda Power & Responsibility Summit Green Paper. @RCNeaman @evaapp @JessTyrr

21mins

6 Dec 2019

Rank #6

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DigitalAgenda Podcast - Teaser for Series One

Welcome to the DigitalAgenda podcast, the new series where we will be exploring issues relating to technology in the modern world.  Alongside its countless beneficial and valuable innovations, the digital revolution has brought with it serious consequences. Pressure is now mounting to mitigate these unintended consequences of tech: can we do something before it is too late? Over the next six weeks, we will hear from industry experts about their take on responsible innovation, covering such diverse topics as data bias, the AI revolution, and profit for purpose. 

1min

27 Nov 2019

Rank #7