Technology and society: Education of future leaders for an informed citizenry
FULL AUDIO OF THE TALK
Listen to the full audio (above) of the talk by Prof Venkatesh Narayanmurti, where he analyses how technology plays a critical role in shaping our lives – from the digital revolution to bioinformatics, from global warming to sustainability, and from national security to renewable energy.
Prof Narayanmurti discusses the future of liberal education, and the bridging of the humanistic condition with technological and economic advancement. Elaborating on technology as an object of politics, democracy and the public face of science, the talk aims to address the ways in which future global leaders and citizens can begin to address the 21st-century challenges facing society.
Prof Venkatesh Narayanamurti is the Benjamin Peirce Research Professor of Technology and Public Policy in the John A Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Kennedy School of Government.