How can technology tackle climate change or improve healthcare? What responsibility should tech companies take for how their solutions are used? And will the geopolitics of tech reshape our world order? These are just some of the issues we will explore in this series, bringing together diverse perspectives on how to make Tech Fit 4 Europe. Join Casper Klynge, Microsoft’s Vice President of European Government Affairs, in conversation with the people behind the policies that shape our use of technology.
Faith in AI: A dialogue on ethics and technology
Digital tools must be developed with the protection of humankind and our natural environment in mind. In this episode, ethics and technology expert Father Paolo Benanti talks about what religion and technology can learn from each other. Paolo Benanti is a Franciscan monk and Professor of Moral Theology, Bioethics and Neuroethics at the Gregorian Pontifical University in Rome, author of Homo Faber: The Techno-Human Condition.
Game [not] Over: Connecting the Disconnected
While the pandemic confined people to their homes, gaming has helped to create both community and learning opportunities. According to British journalist and author Keith Stuart, the increasing interactivity and inclusivity of video games is now giving them meaning and value for a whole range of new audiences. Keith Stuart is The Guardian’s video games correspondent and best-selling author of A Boy Made of Blocks, Days of Wonder and The Frequency of Us.
A symbolic 13th German EU presidency
When Germany took the helm of the EU Council in July 2020, Europe was in the eye of the COVID-19 storm. In this episode, German politician Dorothee Bär reflects on the crisis and its long-lasting impact, and explains why Germany’s Presidency has heralded technology as the cornerstone for Europe’s post-pandemic recovery.
New US administration: New approach to global affairs & tech?
The coronavirus pandemic has reshaped the world in many ways. In this episode, acclaimed political analyst Ian Bremmer talks about the geopolitics of technology, and how the competing visions from China and America are influencing Europe’s role on the global stage.
Ian Bremmer is the president and founder of Eurasia Group, a political-risk consultancy, and of digital media firm GZERO.
The geopolitics of COVID-19
In this episode, Colin Kahl from Stanford University joins us to discuss how the pandemic impacts global governance and multilateralism, and the role technology companies should play in enabling a global recovery.
Breaking down the “Brussels Effect”
Brussels policymakers are playing an increasingly important role in shaping global standards for technology and other areas. In this episode, hear from Professor Anu Bradford on the so-called ‘Brussels Effect’ and how the policies set in Europe impact the entire world.
Customer ReviewsSee All
What is Needed 😊
I am very interested to be part of the podcast after listening to the first two episodes.