TFGL2020 - S1 - Ep8 - Integrity
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TFGL2020 - S1 - Ep8 - Integrity
Episode Info

On this week’s podcast we are talking about whether the government should break up tech companies that wield too much power. Spoiler: yes.

We’re also covering sexism within charity fundraising and talking about the Charity Digital skills report. 

Helping host Bex discuss these weighty topics are Greg Ashton and Harry Bailey

Stat of the week

  • 56 percent said the government should break up tech companies if they control too much of the economy
  • 72 percent said that Facebook has too much power
  • 51 percent said Google and YouTube should be split into separate companies

Source: The Verge

Charity news of the week  

Sexism in charity fundraising

Charity digital skills survey is out - Closing April 3

Tech news of the week

Facebook...yes Facebook, are looking for proposals for research into integrity

Corona Virus tech handbook - A crowdsourced resource for technologists building things related to the coronavirus outbreak initiated by The London College of Political Technologists

Rant of the week

Tech For Good is Bad?

And finally… 

Children in China got out of doing homework by giving the app they use enough bad reviews to get it kicked from the app store

Science of happiness course at Bristol university 


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