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Happy new year and welcome back to the Tech for Good Live podcast!
It’s our very first episode of the year and what a great one we've got lined up for you. We're talking about why it’s so hard to regulate algorithms, a new government backed disabled passenger charter, the world’s obsession with Wordle and the inspiring story of Preet Chandi and her trip to the south pole.
Our special guest is Alex Blandford. Alex is the Lead Product Manager at the University of Cambridge.
Links from the show:
Stat of the week
Of 40 bills designed to regulate automated decision making in the US, only 1 has passed. And that was a task force whose recommendations have been ignored:
Why It’s So Hard to Regulate Algorithms - The Markup
Charity news of the week
Government teams with charity Scope on Disabled Persons Passenger Charter for bus, coach, taxi, private hire vehicle and rail
Tech news of the week
Are tech marketers desperate to make the metaverse a thing?
Metaverse Hype Permeates CES 2022 Tech Show - Investor's Business Daily
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