TFGL2019 - S2 - Ep5 - The Scale of Evil artwork
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TFGL2019 - S2 - Ep5 - The Scale of Evil

  • S2E5
  • 48:22
  • May 17th 2019

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.

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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

Tech news of the week:

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

Is Virtual Reality the future of mental health treatment?

Rant of the week:

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


And finally

Why some offices are putting cycles at desks

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