Bridges to the Future

Do we underestimate the importance of privacy?

Episode Summary

Digital technology is stealing our personal data and with it our power to make free choices. Carissa Véliz, from the Institute for Ethics at the University of Oxford, explains why she thinks we need to pull the plug on the 'surveillance economy' and take back control.

Episode Notes

Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses.  

In this special interview series from the RSA its chief executive, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for one big idea to help build effective bridges to our new future.

Carissa Véliz is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy and the Institute for Ethics in AI at Hertford College, at the University of Oxford. Her new book is Privacy is Power: Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data

A Tempo & Talker production for the RSA.  

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