Tech Diplomacy
Patricia Gruver-Barr: Tech Companies as Power Brokers in the Digital Age

Patricia Gruver-Barr: Tech Companies as Power Brokers in the Digital Age

July 18, 2022

In this episode we are joined by Patricia Gruver-Barr, a Tech Diplomacy Fellow with the Pacific Council on International Policy to discuss her new report "Tech Companies as Power Brokers in the Digital Age". She leads the science diplomacy fellowship program for the National Science Policy Network, and has previously worked as a Science Attaché for the Quebec and UK governments. She has also served as the co-chair of the Science & Technology Diplomatic Circle of Boston for four years.

For more information please read the report:

The Pacific Council on International Policy: Tech Companies as Brokers in the Digital Age

 

Anna-Maria Osula: Cyber Diplomacy

Anna-Maria Osula: Cyber Diplomacy

May 27, 2022

In this episode, we explore the field of Cyber Diplomacy. How do we define it, and why is it important? Joined by cyber experts Anna-Maria Osula, Phd., digital governance fellow at Stanford University and Senior Researcher at Tallinn University of Technology, and Norwegian Deputy Consul General of Norway in San Francisco, Helge Marstrander, with an extensive cyber security background from the private sector. Join us to learn more about the work happening on a international, regional, and local level in the field of Cyber Diplomacy. The episode is hosted by Emma Blattmann, Senior Advisor for Technology, Innovation, and Science at the Norwegian Consulate in San Francisco. 

Ada Skarsholt Larsen: The Future of Money

Ada Skarsholt Larsen: The Future of Money

March 16, 2022

Our guest in this episode is VP of Technology Exploration at DnB, Ada Skarsholt Larsen. In this episode we explore how traditional banking systems are adapting to the fast moving world of technology. Listen in to hear how they integrate new technology, work with partners and government, and more specifically what they think about blockchain and cryptocurrency. Please join us for this 3rd episode of the Tech Diplomacy podcast!

Martin Rauchbauer: What is Tech Diplomacy?

Martin Rauchbauer: What is Tech Diplomacy?

December 20, 2021

In this episode you will hear from Martin Rauchbauer, Austria's Tech Ambassador in Silicon Valley, Co-Director of Open Austria and Austrian Consul in San Francisco. Martin was sent to San Francisco in 2016 in order to open and establish his country’s first innovation outpost in Silicon Valley. Martin’s office helps Austrian entrepreneurs, scientists, researchers, and creative minds to connect with the biggest innovation ecosystem in the world.

Please listen in to better understand what tech diplomacy is, how fast the concept is growing, and why it matters for foreign affairs.

Hosted by Emma Blattmann, Tech Diplomacy Advisor at the Norwegian Consulate General in San Francisco and Kylee Mebust, Deputy Director - Open Austria.

Anni Hellman: Mathematics behind AI and Social Media Algorithms

Anni Hellman: Mathematics behind AI and Social Media Algorithms

October 29, 2021

In this episode you will hear from Anni Hellman, EU Fellow at UC Berkeley and deputy Head of Unit at the European Commission. She is a mathematician and a qualified actuary and a Fellow of the Actuarial Association of Finland and holds degrees in mathematics, actuarial sciences and computer sciences.

Please listen in to get Anni's view on artificial intelligence in general and algorithms in particular as well as the disinformation challenge from a mathematical perspective.

Hosted by Gry Rabe Henriksen, Norwegian Consul General and Kylee Mebust, Deputy Director - Open Austria.

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