My guest for this week’s podcast is David Ryan Polgar, a tech ethicist, digital citizenship expert, cofounder of the Digital Citizenship Summit, and the newly appointed Chief of Trust & Safety for Swedish social messaging platform, Friendbase. David’s background in law and education have helped to inform his approach to technology use issues, and he examines digital citizenship from an ethical, legal, and emotional perspective. David has been featured in media outlets around the globe, including The Boston Globe, Financial Times, SirusXM, Sydney Morning Herald, US News & World Report, Forbes, HuffPost Live, Entrepreneur, and many more.
In this segment, David and I dive right in talking about:
- Digital Citizenship Summit 2016 (to be held at Twitter headquarters)
- Mental obesity
- Branding, including ways to humanize your brand
- The prospect of acentralized archival resource for technology issues related to parenting, education, and human development
- Ways to achieve and maintain a tech/life balance
David’s podcast is a wonderful resource for parents, educators, and anyone concerned with responsible technology use. He also gives helpful hints to entrepreneurs for designing a brand that conveys the appropriate image (think: “would you want to date your brand?”) and also maximizes your potential to impact others.
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