Getting Tech Right

Christian Villum is a designer, geek, activist, and electronic music buff. He’s just wrapping up a stint as Director of Digital & Future Thinking for Danish Design Centre; he runs an indie electronic music label, a free culture indie publishing house, and used to run a maker space. In this podcast we talked about Nordic design values, how to strengthen the ethical muscle, and the roles that business and public sector, as well as sharing and the open source ethos all have to play to solve the world’s wicked problems.

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Christian Villum is a designer, geek, activist, and electronic music buff. He’s just wrapping up a stint as Director of Digital & Future Thinking for Danish Design Centre; he runs an indie electronic music label, a free culture indie publishing house, and used to run a maker space.

In this podcast we talked about Nordic design values, how to strengthen the ethical muscle, and the roles that business and public sector, as well as sharing and the open source ethos all have to play to solve the world’s wicked problems.


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Peter Bihr explores how emerging technologies can have a positive social impact. As an independent advisor he works at the intersection of technology, governance, policy and social impact with foundations, public sector and private sector. He also co-founded ThingsCon, a community of responsible technologists. Follow Peter on Twitter at @peterbihr.

Patrick Tanguay is founder, curator, and publisher of Sentiers Media, which gathers the most interesting ideas to bring context, sense, and understanding. Sentiers helps contextualize the changes in technology and the many ways in which it transforms society. Follow Patrick on Twitter at @inevernu.

This podcast is part of a larger research project about which you can learn more at thewavingcat.com/gettingtechright. This podcast is listener-supported. You can become a member of my Special Projects membership here.

The Getting Tech Right podcast is licensed under Creative Commons (BY-SA 4.0).

What is Getting Tech Right?

Getting Tech Right is a series of interviews exploring issues around how technology shapes our society, and how to think about these issues better. Hosted by Peter Bihr.