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TFGL2020 - S2 - Ep4 - Final (v2)
Tech for Good Live
TFGL2020 - S2 - Ep4 - Final (v2)
19/05/202059:11
Episode Info

This week’s episode is jam packed with news about tech, charity, goodness and a fair sprinkling of awfulness. 

We’re going to be talking about Full Fact’s 2020 report, Positive News are focusing on sending some, well, positive news and Alphabet’s digital city is being shut down. 


Joining host Bex today is Greg Ashton and our special guest Ben Fowkes from Delib


This week’s topics:

Stat of the week

50% of young men breach lockdown rules as opposed to 25% of young women - Guardian


And yet the virus is going to have the worst impact on livelihoods for women - MSN



Charity news of the week:  

Full Fact report 2020



Tech news of the week: 

Sidewalk labs of Alphabet has cancelled it’s Quayside project in Toronto - Medium


And finally… 

Positive news are running a crowdfunder to send paper copies to NHS workers with the aim to give them a little lift with some more positive news stories - CrowdFunder


(About the only place we get our positive news from so fully support this!)


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