Technology’s Impact This Week March 27th 2018


This week's podcast discusses the controversy over the use of data by the technology sector and the impact of the current high level of concern about data privacy. It also highlights positive applications of information technology and considers the impact of 5G mobile connectivity on the digital divide and whether protectionism being enacted today is …

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Technology’s Impact This Week 20th March 2018


This week's podcast discusses the Facebook - Cambridge Analytica social media based political influence activity and its implications for the technology sector, the positive benefits of social media based data gathering and use and military based technological innovation, as well as other interesting topics in the impact of information technology in society.

Technology’s Impact This Week March 13th 2018


This week's podcast discusses government attitudes towards and possible action on the impact that information technology is having on society, technological innovation for entrepreneurs and larger organisations, how we consume news and China's social credit score.

Technology’s Impact This Week March 6th 2018


This week's podcast discusses the techlash from the right and left, the global impact of automation (including a new McKinsey study of national impact, the impact of automated vehicles in cities and automated recruitment) and Udacity's 100 % revenue growth, as well as many other interesting topics.

Technology’s Impact This Week February 27th 2018


This week's podcast discusses the US government's access to data overseas, Unicorn IPO's, the gig economy, the blocking of a US - China trade deal, smart cities, the Canadian cybersecurity budget and a game to help people spot fake news as well as many other interesting topics.