Blockchain podcasts

    

  • international aid

    Philanthropy, international aid and blockchain, with Ben Joakim and Paul Currion

    3 July 2018 - A wide-ranging chat about the challenges they have found in getting beyond the hype surrounding blockchain, and the genuine opportunities they believe the technology has to offer.
  • artificial intelligence Ai

    Philanthropy, civil society and artificial intelligence

    22 May 2018 - Rhod looks at the impact Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going to have on philanthropy and civil society. Topics covered include: What are we talking about? AI for good, the wider operating environment and negative consequences of AI.
  • new money

    Old money VS new money

    13 March 2018 - We explore what the difference between inherited and created wealth means for philanthropy with topics including; attitudes to wealth, future money and pre-commitment, and cryptophilanthropy.
  • death and taxes 1

    Philanthropy, death and taxes; part 1

    13 February 2018 - We consider the influence of mortality on giving with topics including; the history of death and philanthropy, giving while living vs. waiting 'til you are gone, and the future of death.
  • philanthropy and technology

    Philanthropy and technology

    30 January 2018 - This podcast discusses the relationship between philanthropy and technology, including supporting technology, harnessing technology and challenging technology.
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    Is philanthropy rational?

    16 January 2018 - Rhodri asks whether philanthropy is rational, and what lessons we should take from our answer to this question.
  • 2018 predictions 150

    2018 predictions

    3 January 2018 - Rhod considers the challenges and opportunities facing charities, donors and civil society organisations around the globe in the coming year.

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Rhodri Davies

Rhodri Davies

Head of Policy

Rhodri leads Giving Thought, our in-house think tank focusing on current and future issues affecting philanthropy and civil society. Rhodri has spent nearly a decade specialising in public policy around philanthropy and the work of charities, and has researched, written and presented on a wide range of topics. He has a first-class degree in Mathematics and Philosophy from the University of Oxford.   Read more about Rhodri

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