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Latest Episodes

GDPR Compliance and Closing Civic Space
April 15, 2020

A new report looks at how the GDPR can be used against social sector organizations and what they should do to prepare.

Location Privacy: How Protected Are We?
February 11, 2020

Public Lab is developing a set of tools based on "location blurring," a new system that would mitigate the abuse of big tech surveillance.

Upholding Transparency in the Age of Misinformation
February 02, 2020

Rachel Smith of GlobalGiving is calling on the social sector to help with a new set of standards that will address today’s ethical challenges.

Can Data Make Bad Housing Practice a Thing of the Past?
January 21, 2020

Digital Impact grantee JustFix.nyc is leading a data coalition whose aim is to further housing justice in New York City and beyond.

Crowdfunding a Space for Civic Engagement
December 20, 2019

GivingTuesday's Asha Curran explains how the movement has inspired a new generation of donors.

What Does It Take to Be a Data Champion?
December 06, 2019

Rachel Rank of UK-based 360Giving introduces a new kind of "data expedition" for professionals looking to connect with their work and each other.

Save, a New Open-Source App, Empowers Citizen Reporters
November 22, 2019

A new open-source app from OpenArchive is designed to give citizen reports more agency over their mobile media.

Data Is Going Local, Thanks to Human-Centered Design
November 08, 2019

Data advocate Heather Leson explains how local communities will help bring IFRC's Data Playbook to life.

Breaking With Funding Tradition Can Offer Benefits Beyond the Obvious
October 05, 2019

Helen Turvey of Shuttleworth Foundation sheds light on the disconnect between funders and the communities they serve.

Data Incidents: Design With Responsibility in Mind
September 07, 2019

Stuart Campo and Jos Berens of UNOCHA explain how organizations can manage effectively when data goes wrong.