Hello and welcome back to yet another episode of the tech for good live podcast. It’s a podcast where a bunch of mates get together and talk about using technology to have a positive impact on people and planet.
In this week's show we talk about e-scooters. Are they an illegal form of transport meeting an unmet need in society, or are they the one thing even more embarrassing than running a podcast about tech for good?
In a shocking turn of events, Amazon continues to be what we’ve come to expect of Amazon and workers rights. What next you ask? They’re apparently hiding workplace injury figures by getting staff to work "light duties" for nonprofits. And some boffins have realized that video calls can curb creativity.
Our special guest this week is Max Wilson, founder of Spokesafe, who provide cyclists, couriers, delivery drivers, scooter riders and everyone in between with access to a network of secure places to park.
Discussed in this episode:
Stat of the week
Despite being illegal to use in the UK, 1 million e-scooters have been sold since 2018:
Charity news of the week
Amazon hides workplace injury figures by getting staff to work "light duties" for nonprofits:
Charity digital skills survey 2022 is live!
Tech news of the week
Peer reviewed report finds video calls curb creativity:
Does Zoom doom creativity in the workplace? - Protocol
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