Tech For Good Live Vs The Climate Crisis

This Thursday will see Tech for Good Live take on a new challenge: The climate crisis. 

We’ve gone above and beyond this week to round up some of the best climate initiatives in Manchester to bring them all under one roof for our brilliant and budding Tech for Good Live network.

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Sacha Wynne
What happened at that March event on LawTech?

Back in March, we had a brilliant event, on...you guessed it.. Law Tech! We know right…that was an obvious one.

However, it seems that many within the legal industry today, are seldom acquainted with the fast moving advancements technology has to offer, and that other industries more readily pickup.

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Sacha Wynne
Tech for accessibility

On a hot day at the end of June, a room full of people - with an interest in how tech can be used for good, descended upon the Federation to learn about the intersection between technology and accessibility.

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Alina Kadyrova
How to make people care

So, the very last Thursday in February saw us host an event called ‘How to make people care’.

I know, that sounds vague and idealistic doesn’t it?

My experience has been that calls for encouraging feelings of ‘giving a shit’ usually result in the exact opposite. During the event though, we learned exactly how to do this.

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Jonny Rae-Evans
Making Friends with... Steve Portigal

As you know, each week the Tech for Good Live team release our weekly podcast. It is, imaginatively, called "TfGL Weekly". 

The format is really simple. The team sit around a table - usually joined by a guest - and talk about the latest news and drama in the tech for good scene, the tech sector more generally, and also the charity digital news of the week.

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Jonny Rae-Evans
The WorkerTech Podcast - Episode 3

Notes:
This is a transcript of episode three of a three-part podcast series by Tech for Good Live, created in partnership with Bethnal Green Ventures. If you want to listen to all three episodes and more podcasts from Tech for Good Live you can subscribe via your regular podcast provider such as iTunes and Spotify.

If you've read this transcript already, you can check out the other episodes below:
Transcript of Episode 1
Transcript of Episode 2

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Jonny Rae-Evans
The WorkerTech Podcast - Episode 2

Notes:
This is a transcript of episode two of a three-part podcast series by Tech for Good Live, created in partnership with Bethnal Green Ventures. If you want to listen to all three episodes and more podcasts from Tech for Good Live you can subscribe via your regular podcast provider such as iTunes and Spotify.

If you've read this transcript already, you can check out the other episodes below:
Transcript of Episode 1
Transcript of Episode 3

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Jonny Rae-Evans
The WorkerTech Podcast - Episode 1

Notes:
This is a transcript of episode one of a three-part podcast series by Tech for Good Live, created in partnership with Bethnal Green Ventures. If you want to listen to all three episodes and more podcasts from Tech for Good Live you can subscribe via your regular podcast provider such as iTunes and Spotify.

If you've read this transcript already, you can check out the other episodes below:
Transcript of Episode 2
Transcript of Episode 3

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Jonny Rae-Evans
Tech For Good Live and The Circular Economy - Episode 3

This podcast is a three part series about the Circular Economy we worked on with our friends at Dsposal. It’s part of The Disruptive Innovation Festival 2018. Is The Circular Economy a model that can save us from planetary crisis or just a nice idea that will never work?

In this episode we consider Space Age thinking. Which is great - because we love space. We hear that a Blade-Runner-esq future might be on the horizon - and that might not be too bad. Also, and more importantly, we explore the unintended consequences of the Circular Economy.

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Jonny Rae-Evans
Tech For Good Live and The Circular Economy - Episode 2

This podcast is a three part series about the Circular Economy we worked on with our friends at Dsposal. It’s part of The Disruptive Innovation Festival 2018. Is The Circular Economy a model that can save us from planetary crisis or just a nice idea that will never work?

In this episode we look at the real world examples from some of the UKs biggest retailers. We also find out that Apple have a robot called Daisy that can rip mobile phones apart. But in a good way apparently...

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Jonny Rae-Evans
Tech For Good Live and The Circular Economy - Episode 1

EVERYTHING IS COMING TO AN END. We are all doomed. The oceans are rising and they’re filled with plastic and sharks. There are too many people, there’s not enough food. We are running out of resources and the apocalypse is just over the horizon.

​This podcast is a three part series about the Circular Economy we worked on with our friends at Dsposal. It’s part of The Disruptive Innovation Festival 2018. Is The Circular Economy a model that can save us from planetary crisis or just a nice idea that will never work?

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Jonny Rae-Evans