Hay Festival Arequipa 2021 – Technology

Are you in Arequipa? If you find yourself in the White City, you can see the live broadcasts of all of the events for free, on the big screen, comfortably seated at the Paraninfo de la Universidad Nacional de San Agustín, where you can enjoy the talks from 1 to 7 November.

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Event 6

Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang in conversation with Mónica Meltis

Hay Fórum Digital Moquegua
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Facebook is not only the world’s largest social networking service, but also the one that has been involved in most controversy, from the dissemination of fake news to its impact on the outcomes of elections, such as the one that brought Donald Trump to power. The award-winning New York Times journalists, Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang, who have been investigating the subjects of technology and cybersecurity for over ten years, are the co-authors of The Ugly Truth, a book that reveals some of the dark secrets of the social media company, whose stated aim is to create links of friendship among thousands of millions of people around the world. However, as the book finds, Facebook systematically resorts to questionable practices such as selling user data, disinformation and the proliferation of hate speech. In conversation with Mónica Meltis.

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Event 24

Alex Beard in conversation with Fernando Bolaños Galdós

The future of education

Llwyfan Digidol Cymru – Wales Digital Stage
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One of the great experts on what characteristics education will need in order to face the challenges of tomorrow’s world is Alex Beard (United Kingdom). He is a member of Teach For All, a network of independent organizations that work for global education, and author of Natural Born Learners, an important book that draws on two years of travel around the world observing educational models in very different places, particularly ones that have brought success in terms of social or technological development. At this event, Beard will talk about the challenges faced by education today –particularly with the Covid-19 pandemic– and how we can move towards forms of education that face up to the difficulties of our times: health emergencies, the climate crisis, the dizzying advance of technology, and social inequality. He will talk to Fernando Bolaños Galdos, also an expert on education.

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