Episode 9: Tristan Harris

Tristan Harris, former Google insider and co-founder for the Centre for Human Technology joins Damian Collins MP. Damian first met Tristan while giving him a lift to the airport in Washington D.C. when he was there for the DCMS Committee’s fact-finding trip on Disinformation back in 2018. They’ve been discussing how tech can be used for good ever since. On this episode they talk about how much power the tech companies wield in the information space during this pandemic, and what can be done about it. Dr Charles Kriel revisits the confusion over COVID-19 death stats and John Quinlan describes how fake news about the ‘plandemic’ continues to crop up.