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Join us on Zoom on the 2nd Tuesday of the month | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (MST)

The Technology in Public Interest series, hosted by ShapingEDU and its global Community of Practice, provides a deep dive into how modern advancements can serve our society through personal stories shared by some of today’s most influential technology thought leaders. Panelists and presenters will advance public discourse on important matters related to the intersection of the accelerated, hyped and disruptive forces of technology to our communities and private lives. 

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Date TBD | 4:00 p.m. MST | Virtual 

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 Previous Installments  

Whether you missed a session or just want to rewatch, you will find all previous installments below. 

Gillian “Gus” Andrews spoke about a relatively new yet widespread and detrimental threat to our society, sharing “disinformation is a matter of cybersecurity at this time.” Read More
 Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City Putting Technology in Its Place to Reclaim Our Urban Future will lead a community dialog on leveraging technology to promote democracy and equity. Read More
Caroline Tolbert presented and led discussions that illuminated the connection between broadband connectivity and community prosperity. Read More
Where does journalism fit into technology and our future? David Weinberger joins us to discuss this important topic and his new book Everyday Chaos.  Read More
Watch Harold Feld discuss the impact of Big Tech on our lives today  & his book The Case for the Digital Platform Act: Breakups, Starfish Problems, & Tech Regulation.