From artificial intelligence and data mining to social media and dating apps, tech has touched our lives on every level. In Tech for Evil (Tech4Evil.com) podcast, we talk about the impact of Big Tech on our minds, planet and liberties. We also expose what Big Tech doesn’t want you to know and what you can do about it.
Live SXSW Special: Digital Battlegrounds: Bytes, Bravery, and the Pursuit of Freedom
Redefining Our Digital Lives: A Deep Dive into Technology’s Unseen Impact on Democracy and Human Rights In today’s digital age, our lives are intertwined with technology more than ever. From the moment we wake up to the minute we sleep, smartphones and smart devices have become our constant companions. But at what cost? Are we merely consumers in a digital marketplace, or is there a darker side to this tech-driven world? In this special live episode of Tech 4Evil, recorded at the renowned South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Sydney, hosts Manal Al-Sharif and Reinhardt Sosin take us on an...
Flash Drives for Freedom: Unlocking North Korea's Closed Society with Seongmin Lee
In a world where technology is synonymous with convenience, accessibility, and connectivity, it’s easy to take our digital liberties for granted. However, for those trapped in closed societies like North Korea, access to information is a rare and precious commodity. In this episode of ‘Tech for Evil,’ we delve into the intersection of technology and human rights, shedding light on the remarkable initiative known as ‘Flash Drives for Freedom‘ and its mission to empower North Korean citizens with information and foster dissent in North Korea. “Flash Drives for Freedom” is a beacon of hope in this information-starved landscape. The program...
Don't Click Here - Tech4Evil Season 3 Teaser
Digital Battlegrounds: Bytes, Bravery, and the Pursuit of Freedom The digital era – a double-edged sword, wielded by both heroes and tyrants. Welcome to an electrifying season, where the stakes are high, and the warriors are relentless. “Dictatorship in the Digital Space” is an unsettling reality. As dictators exploit cutting-edge tech to muzzle dissent, monitor...
Ridiculously Smart, Smart Devices?
For many of us on this planet, our modern, digital lives are fast, cheap, convenient and smart as hell! Rediculously smart! Benign household devices like fridges and hoovers may have been born innocent and practical but have matured into obnoxiously in-your-face adolescent terrors. Devices that were once dumb are now terrifyingly capable and ”here to...
Our Chemical Romance with Dating Apps
Dating apps have radically reshaped the modern romance landscape. How we present ourselves and find other people on the dating market is now filtered through a digital lens. Dating Apps have turned the art of finding a partner into an online shopping experience very different from the raw, face-to-face courtship the previous generation had. But...
Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now
Have you ever found yourself wondering “…what if I just delete my Facebook account…?” Believe us, you’re not the only one to have pondered this question jokingly or even seriously in the last few years, and with good reason. Some part of you likely came to this realisation, intuitively, that feeling insecure and sad and...
Informative and funny along the way
Great podcast presented in a lighthearted yet informative way revealing facts that you normally don’t get to hear about. The best part though is that it is presented in an ‘easy to understand’ manner with some fun along the way. Well done guys 😀👍
Surprising and exhilarating
One of the best podcasts I’ve listened to in recent years. Lots of surprises and a powerful point of view.
Magnificent, informative and entertaining
The two hosts lead us through contemporary online security issues. They expertly explain complex ideas simply. These podcasts are useful for an adult wanting to find out about, then navigate the issues, or a school child wanting to do an assignment on the issues.
I had accepted the right of companies to my data. But, then they abused my trust.