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The Great Trust Shift

Are we moving to a new era, in which we trust institutions less, but people and networks more? If this is so, what does it mean for those industries that are critically reliant on trust – such as banking?

Speaking

Trust: Playing by new rules

Nesta hosted the In Conversation event Trust: Playing by new rules in which Rachel Botsman discussed the current state of trust in Britain and her new book Who Can You Trust?

Speaking

Co-Parenting With Alexa

In the future, the question won’t be “Should we trust robots?” but “Do we trust them too much?” In this essay adapted from “Who Can You Trust”, Rachel introduces a bot, “Alexa”, to her daughter to understand how quickly we trust robots and why should we train our children to not trust so easily. 

Writing

Talkin’ About an AI Revolution

How is Joshua Browder rethinking legal assistance for the 21st century? Learn how his chatbot, DoNotPay, plans to help people with legal issues ranging from parking tickets to refugee status, in this month’s “Industry Hackers” column.

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The Great Trust Shift

In this video, Rachel explains how much of the change happening in today’s world can be understood through the lens of trust as we move from an age built on institutional trust to one built on distributed trust.

Speaking

How to spot a good risk

Learn how Shivani Siroya’s company, Tala, uses phone data to make loans to people without traditional credit histories in emerging markets, in this month’s “Industry Hackers” column.

Writing

Prelude’s Martin Varsavsky on 21st century family planning

How is Martin Varsavsky rethinking family planning for the 21st century? Learn how his company, Prelude, plans to transform the multibillion-dollar infertility industry to help women and couples have healthy babies when they are ready, in this month’s “Industry Hackers” column.

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