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Hello and welcome to Tech for Good Live, a podcast about tech that does some good in this world…or is it where we complain about the bad stuff tech does? We don’t know anymore. Or maybe we’ve never known. In this episode we’re chatting about women starting businesses, who’d have thought it eh? We also talk about an unusual algorithm in Rotterdam.
Our special guest this time is Sarah Miguel. Changemaker and tech enthusiast, wearer of a number of different hats, including Head of Fundraising at Safe Passage, Non Exec Director at FutureEverything and Trustee at MASH.
Good story of the week:
More women than ever are founding their own businesses
The Alison Rose Review of Female Entrepreneurship - Natwest Group
And the FTSE 350 hits 40% female representation on their boards
Bad news story of the week:
An algorithm used by the city of Rotterdam is having a huge impact on its citizens. Wired's investigation into the algorithm has discovered the usual ingrained biases
Inside the Suspicion Machine - Wired
Lovely story of the week:
Psychedelic mushroom ruling!
Minds altered on psychedelics for mental health - Positive.news
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