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Welcome to another episode of the Tech for Good Live podcast! If you're new here, this is a show where we gather together to discuss tech being for good, but most likely tech being used for EVIL *manic laugh*.
In this episode we're chatting about a generous (edit: former) CEO, a recruitment crisis in the care sector and iRobot (not the crappy Will Smith film).
This episode was recorded on August 16th 2022
Stat of the week
CEO Dan Price from Gravity Payments paid his staff £66k as standard and is calling for other companies to do the same:
Dan Price, CEO who cut his pay so workers made at least $70,000, resigns - Washington Post
Charity news of the week
Crisis in the social care sector as vacancies increase by 52% over the last 12 months
Tech news of the week
Venture firm a16z proving once again that having all that money doesn't make you any smarter, as they once again fund Adam Neumann.
This investment in Flow comes just after reports surfaced that VC Billionaire Marc Andreessen fought against a proposal to build new affordable housing units in his ultra-wealthy hometown of Atherton, CA.
Rant of the week
The iRobot Deal Would Give Amazon Maps Inside Millions of Homes
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