News

New podcast: “Sociotechs”

The podcast aims to explore critical intersections of technology and social issues
Sociotechs podcast

Researcher Tejas Kotha from the Department of Information and Service Management (ISM) at the School of Business is currently pursuing his Ph.D. studies. Now, he has started together with Silvia Masiero, Associate Professor at the University of Oslo, a new podcast series called “Sociotechs”. The podcast aims to explore critical intersections of technology and social issues, with a view of understanding data-generated harm in the light of imagining fairer technologies. In essence they would be inviting guests from IS, ICT4D and Data Justice communities to discuss critical issues and research. 

The podcast can be found on all major podcast streaming platforms including:

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0Jc4CgJCI5mScrMdusNN9p 
Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/fi/podcast/sociotechs/id1697370071
Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy9lNDhhZGFiMC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw
Others: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/sociotechs

New episodes will be published bi-weekly. Have a listen!

You may also read the complimentary blog posts on their Sociotechs' website. If you want to subscribe to the newsletter for episode releases and related articles, please click on this link: https://www.sociotechs.com/.
 

Further information:

Podcasts

Our podcasts provide diverse content on learning, science, business, work life and philosophy, among other things. Don your earphones and get listening!

Read more
Aalto  logo
  • Published:
  • Updated:

Read more news

Dr. Swarnalok De and logos of the Finnish Cultural Foundation, Aalto University and MMD group
Research & Art Published:

Dr. Swarnalok De receives a one-year grant from the Finnish Cultural Foundation

Awarded for research on the development of wearable healthcare sensors for autonomous health monitoring of the aging population
The magnetic properties of a material can affect how it interacts with light.
Press releases, Research & Art Published:

A new optical metamaterial makes true one-way glass possible

Researchers have discovered how to make a new optical metamaterial that would underpin a variety of new technologies.
Mikko Alava ja kolme muuta tutkimusryhmän jäsentä kuvattuna teknisen laitteen äärellä.
Research & Art Published:

Significant grants for science from the Finnish Cultural Foundation

A total of thirty individuals and research groups from Aalto University received grants from the Finnish Cultural Foundation for science and art. Professors Harri Lipsanen and Zhipei Sun and their team, were awarded a large grant to develop electronic components mimicking the structure and function of the human brain. Among the grantees is also Professor Mikko Alava, whose team is developing water-resistant foams as substitutes for plastic using AI-based methods.
Photo
Research & Art Published:

Overview of Aalto's open access publications 2023

90 % of Aalto's scientific journal articles published in 2023 are available open access.