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TFGL Weekly - Papers, Please
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TFGL Weekly - Papers, Please
04/08/201849:10
Episode Info

Another change to the lineup in this holiday season, Bex & Jonny are back from their American adventure and producer Paul is back on the buttons after a trip to Barcelona (spoiler alert, Barcelona is a nice place to go on holiday, who knew!?)

This week, Sacha Wynne and Fay Schofield ably deputise for Ben and Greg as the team re-visit CASTs digital principles, the rise of employee activism at big tech companies and somehow end up giving a collective thumbs up to a video game released in 2013, it's some cutting-edge tech news reporting.

 

Stat of the week:

More on CASTS charity digital principles.

https://www.charitycomms.org.uk/what-weve-learned-about-how-charities-use-digital-design-principles

Campaign of the week:

New York ad agencies join forces to fight climate change:

https://www.campaignlive.com/article/new-york-agencies-join-forces-fight-climate-change/1488464

 

Tech news of the week:

 

  • Microsoft Employees question CEO over Company’s contract with ICE.

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/26/technology/microsoft-ice-immigration.html

 

  1. Britain’s Fake News Inquiry says Facebook and Google’s algorithms should be audited by UK Regulators.

https://www.buzzfeed.com/alexspence/britains-fake-news-inquiry-says-facebook-and-googles?utm_term=.qjwd7ngeW#.bl9bro9Na

 

  1. Inside China’s dystopian dreams:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/08/business/china-surveillance-technology.html

This weeks rant:

https://thenextweb.com/eu/2018/07/31/survery-women-founders-eu-harassment-funding-investors/

 

And Finally...

Sneaky computer game using your pc to mine crypto-currency:

https://thenextweb.com/hardfork/2018/07/31/cryptocurrency-steam-mining-game/

 

Special thanks to @geekytom for the theme tune

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