TFGL2020 - S1 - Ep10 - Lockdown
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TFGL2020 - S1 - Ep10 - Lockdown
Episode Info

There’s a good chance you’re at home right now, so put the kettle on, grab yourself a brew, lock your pets and children in the garden and enjoy our Coronavirus packed episode. Does anybody have anything else to talk about?

On this week’s show, we’re talking about the rise and rise of tools for working from home. We discuss support and funding for charities during this strangest of times, and we look at how TikTok are doing bad bad things with social engineering, amazingly it’s not Coronavirus related.

This week’s remote host is Harry Bailey. Joining him from the comfort of their respective sofas are Greg Ashton, Sam Milsom and Bex Rae-Evans

This week’s topics:

Stat of the week

40% increase in usage of Teams in week:

Microsoft, Google, and Zoom are trying to keep up with demand for their now free work-from-home software

Charity news of the week

Funds and campaigns to support charities during the pandemic


Tech news of the week:

Tik Tok try a little social engineering


And finally… 

Light at the end of the tunnel?


Please wash your hands. Self-isolate. Check in on people. Support your local businesses. Champion your health workers! We all need to stick together in these times.


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