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Always On: Hope and Fear in the Social Smartphone Era

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Rory Cellan-Jones

Friday 7th October 13:40 - 14:40 | St Mary’s Church

Rory Cellan-Jones shares the most important story of our times – the dramatic impact of hyperconnectivity, the smartphone and social media on everything from our democracy to our employment and our health. Cellan-Jones talks about his own personal experience with technology and medicine considering how COVID-19 made us look again to computing in our battle to confront the greatest challenge of modern times. Cellan-Jones continues to adapt to life with Parkinson’s and explores how technology can be used to support research enabling results that would improve treatment.

Interviewer Susanna Dinnage

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