Event Rebroadcast: The New Age of Invention

Episode 13

In this episode

The digital revolution is transforming innovation, providing access to information in ways unheard of even a generation ago. Putting this knowledge to purpose is transforming how we live, communicate, and govern—and raising new issues about equality and fairness. In this episode, we rebroadcast a conversation by an expert panel that included contributors to Trend, The Pew Charitable Trusts’ journal of ideas, which recently focused on this new age of invention. They are Susan Urahn, executive vice president and chief program officer of Pew; Lee Rainie, director of internet and technology research at the Pew Research Center; and Jody Roberts, director of the Chemical Heritage Foundation’s Institute for Research and managing director of CHF West. In this discussion moderated by Frazierita Klasen, vice president of Pew, we learn about the possibilities and dilemmas of technological change. To learn more, visit pewtrusts.org/afterthefact.

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