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Event: What controls you?

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July 23, 2020 11:00 AM - 2PM EST - 7PM GMT Please join us for an ASN: Discussion
Following on from The RSA's global event on the emergence of Covid-19 surveillance products and the ASN three-part series on finding new ways to respond to, and work with rapid change, the conversation moves on to one of control. We want to understand how both technological and behavioral boundaries are established and applied to society as a whole both ordinarily, and in times of crisis.

The use of track and trace apps and contact systems have been deployed across the world with varying levels of success, South Korea – OK, UK - terrible. Suggesting that “there’s an app for that” might have met its match. Are apps the only solution to fixing very human problems?

Is there a magic bullet and does that lie in the hands of app developers, government policy architects, data scientists, spin doctors or just plain “us”? Who can we trust? Do we even need to trust? Before assessing solutions, we need to ex…

ASN:Podcast and Chat PART TWO - Unpacking conversations about our new world and looking at technology’s place within it.

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Podcast hosted by: Jonathan Tavss FRSA and Zoe Camper FRSA (58 mins)

We’ve got a difficult, but equally promising road ahead, as we begin to come to terms with our ability to live and work together. Having time to think and talk will be essential in remaining grounded and effective. We have already learned so much about the way we think and behave. We are asking questions of our governments, NGOs, financial institutions, and seeing, in action, the lack of equality of opportunity.
Podcast (Recorded session 58mins)
Chat audio (Recorded session 8 Mins)