Welcome to another episode of the Tech for Good Live podcast! It’s a podcast all about using technology to have a positive social impact. You can tell we’ve been really effective as a podcast, because now nothing bad ever happens with technology. Out there, on the interwebs, everything is just fine.. Mission accomplished. Well done, Greg.
On today’s episode we’re talking about why women aren’t entering the tech industry. There's a positive story that involves football and crowdfunding, and Greg will be walking us through the NHS data breach.
Our special guest is Chris Burns, Product Person who’s recently worked with The Department for Education and The English Institute of Sport. Chris is a regular mentor at Manchester Met Uni and Tech For Good Live’s Help A Charity initiative. He also co-organises the Deliver Sessions meetup.
This week’s topics:
Stat of the week
Charity news of the week
Crowdfunding to prove England fans are not all arseholes - The Independent
Tech news of the week
A new NHS data breach - The Independent
Judge dismisses Facebook antitrust case - Al Jazeera
Shopify remove costs for first million - Twitter / @harlyf
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Tech for Good Live
From rampant AI's and gamification to social fundraising and new ways of donating. Join us on a meandering ramble through the ever changing landscape of tech that makes the world a better place.