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TFGL Weekly - Not A Visual Medium
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TFGL Weekly - Not A Visual Medium
19/11/201850:25
Episode Info

Ben White is in the presenting hotseat this week, welcoming Tash Willcocks from Hyper Island to discuss some of the latest goings-on across the Tech For Good scene.

They're joined by the Big Lottery Fund's Jonny Rae-Evans, The Brooke's Fay Schofield and Tom Passmore from our favourite waste crime combatants Dsposal (everyone has a favourite waste crime combatant, right!?)

 

Things we mentioned:

Can a limit of 30 minutes per day of social media reduce feelings of loneliness and depression?

https://techcrunch.com/2018/11/09/limiting-social-media-use-reduced-loneliness-and-depression-in-new-experiment/

 

Whistleblower app fights forced evictions in Kenya:

https://thenextweb.com/syndication/2018/11/08/new-whisteblower-app-fights-forced-evictions-in-kenya/

 

Staff being microchipped: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/nov/11/alarm-over-talks-to-implant-uk-employees-with-microchips

 

Quick Update to last week’s reporting on the Google Walkout… Google respond:

https://www.blog.google/inside-google/company-announcements/note-our-employees

 

Video game helped a journalist understand their grandma’s dementia:

https://www.cnet.com/news/the-video-game-that-helped-me-understand-my-grandmas-dementia/

 

Iceland Christmas Ad banned for being too political:

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2018/nov/09/iceland-christmas-tv-ad-banned-political-greenpeace-orangutan

 

Thanks to the magnificent PR Agency One who try to make sense of this mess. Also, thanks to podcast.co for hosting us in a beautiful mirrored studio. Which you can’t see. But it is pretty.

 

Special thanks to @geekytom for the theme tune

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