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From Social Media to Cyberwar: Microsoft’s President on the Challenges of the Digital Age

Brad Smith in conversation with Matthew d'Ancona

72 mins watch time

Posted August 2020

Business, Technology

Tech firms have been slow to accept that their power comes with great responsibility. A new understanding has emerged that companies that create technology must accept greater responsibility for the future. Microsoft President Brad Smith take us into the cockpit of one of the world’s largest and most powerful tech companies as it finds itself in the middle of some of the thorniest emerging issues of our time. These are challenges that come with no pre-existing playbook, including privacy, cybercrime and cyberwar, social media, the moral conundrums of AI, big tech’s relationship to inequality and the challenges for democracy, far and near.