May 31, 2021

Episode 9 - Matthew Nguyen - Countering Digital Threats to Democracy

Episode 9 - Matthew Nguyen - Countering Digital Threats to Democracy

In episode 8, Lucy Marks interviews Matthew Nguyen, who graduated with a bachelor of science at Melbourne University in 2018, with a focus in microbiology, immunology and public health. Matt then moved into the climate space, working at Al Gore's Climate Reality Project. Recently, Matt has been looking at the digital threats to democracy, working at a new think-tank organisation called Reset.

 We talk about data collection, how it’s used to manipulate us, causing the polarisation of society and how we should go about remedying that.