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TFGL2019 - S2 - Ep5 - The Scale of Evil
Tech for Good Live
TFGL2019 - S2 - Ep5 - The Scale of Evil
17/05/201948:22
Episode Info

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and on this weeks podcast we dicuss VR for mental health and a new Royal-approved free text helpline. We also talk about how AI is awful and also bikes.

Our guest this week is Ben Fowkes, Commercial Director at Delib.

Reminder that we're still in full crowdfunder mode! You may not know this, but we’re a team of volunteers and we survive off favours, late nights and lunch times so some cash would help us reach more people and help us champion using tech for social good.

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This weeks stories:

Charity news of the week:

The UK’s first free 24/7 text helpline for people in crisis has been launched

https://bit.ly/2LE15i8

Tech news of the week:

Mental Health Awareness Week. Can Virtual Reality help with treatment?

Is Virtual Reality the future of mental health treatment?

https://bit.ly/2JnyUlx

Rant of the week:

The Telegraph: US faces its first ban on 'inhumane' facial recognition technology. Should the UK follow suit?.

https://bit.ly/2HjdBhA

Yes!...

https://bbc.in/2HjPiS4

And finally

Why some offices are putting cycles at desks

https://bit.ly/2LEqJDp

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