Are We Doing Tech Right? explores the benefits and challenges of connected technology in conversations with experts from education, healthcare, government and the tech industry, along with parents and youth. Hosted by ConnectSafely CEO Larry Magid. Episodes drop every two weeks. Listen on your favorite podcast platform.
November 28, 2023
Dr. Courtney Cogburn, associate professor at the Columbia University School of Social Work and faculty at the Columbia Population Research Center and Data Science Institute, hopes her virtual reality experience, “1,000 Cut Journey,” will help viewers better understand how racism plays out in our society. Transcript
November 17, 2023
Larry talks to ConnectSafely’s education director Kerry Gallagher, who’s also a full-time educator and administrator at St. John’s Prep in Danvers, Mass., about how generative AI will impact teaching and learning. Transcript
Oct. 25, 2023
Today, Larry talks to Viktorya Vilk, director for digital safety and free expression at PEN America, and Kat Lo, content moderation lead at Meedan.org, about their joint report Shouting Into the Void: Why Reporting Abuse to Social Media Platforms Is So Hard and How to Fix It. Transcript
Oct. 11, 2023
Larry talks to Tracy Elizabeth, Head of Family Safety & Developmental Health at TikTok and mom to a young daughter. Tracy gives a lot of thought to teen well-being on social media. Transcript
Sept. 27, 2023
Christine Haughney Dare-Bryan, host of the podcast “Computer Freaks,” tells us about her dad’s role in shaping the ARPANET. She shares his fears about harassment even in the early days of what was to become the internet we know today. Transcript
Sept. 14, 2023
Vint Cerf is widely regarded as one of the “fathers” of the internet. In this wide ranging discussion with ConnectSafely CEO and journalist Larry Magid, Cerf talks about the early days, what they did right, what he’d do differently if he could do it again and what challenges lay ahead. Transcript
Sept. 12, 2023
ConnectSafely’s new podcast, “Are We Doing Tech Right?” features experts from education, government, healthcare policy, and the tech industry and explores the influence of tech habits and platforms on our daily lives.