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Video / June 08 2020

Dex Torricke-Barton: Tech Literacy for Lawmakers


Listen to Dex make his case that governments and institutions must adapt to the future of AI to harness its power for humanity in the long run. The challenge, according to Dex, is that lawmakers need more tech literacy and are making a huge mistake by expecting tech companies to solve every ethical dilemma without collaboration.

Tech companies and pioneers should work in partnership with policymakers and the public, Dex says.

Dex Torricke-Barton is director at the Brunswick Group in London, and a former communications executive at Facebook, Google and SpaceX.

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