TechTank

By Brookings Institution

TechTank is a biweekly podcast from The Brookings Institution exploring the most consequential technology issues of our time. From artificial intelligence and racial bias in algorithms, to Big Tech, the future of work, and the digital divide, TechTank takes abstract ideas and makes them accessible. Moderators Dr. Nicol Turner Lee and Darrell West speak with leading technology experts and policymakers to share new data, ideas, and policy solutions to address the challenges of our new digital world. Sign up to receive the TechTank newsletter for more research and analysis from the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  1. 1.
    What life in space teaches astronauts about solving challenges on planet Earth
    28:56
  2. 2.
    Online behavioral advertising can be discriminatory, so what’s the plan to fix this?
    41:00
  3. 3.
    Why schools still need a remote option to mitigate COVID-19
    46:06
  4. 4.
    Which U.S. Cities Are Poised for AI Growth?
    28:17
  5. 5.
    How will Biden’s broadband infrastructure plan address rural poverty while closing the digital divide?
    45:28
  6. 6.
    Why State Unemployment Insurance Programs Failed Workers During The COVID-19 Pandemic
    35:00
  7. 7.
    Managing Privacy, Equity, and Access in COVID Vaccine Passports
    38:19
  8. 8.
    How Should Universities Deal with Student Cheating?
    28:25

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