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How can technology tackle climate change or improve healthcare? What responsibility should tech companies take for how their solutions are used? And will the geopolitics of tech reshape our world order? These are just some of the issues we will explore in this series, bringing together diverse perspectives on how to make Tech Fit 4 Europe. Join Casper Klynge, Microsoft’s Vice President of European Government Affairs, in conversation with the people behind the policies that shape our use of technology. 

The views, information, or opinions expressed during the series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Microsoft.

Transcripts available for all episodes. 

Feb 19, 2021

Digital tools must be developed with the protection of humankind and our natural environment in mind. In this episode, ethics and technology expert Father Paolo Benanti talks about what religion and technology can learn from each other.

Paolo Benanti is a Franciscan monk and Professor of Moral Theology, Bioethics...

Jan 15, 2021

While the pandemic confined people to their homes, gaming has helped to create both community and learning opportunities. According to British journalist and author Keith Stuart, the increasing interactivity and inclusivity of video games is now giving them meaning and value for a whole range of new audiences.


Dec 14, 2020

When Germany took the helm of the EU Council in July 2020, Europe was in the eye of the COVID-19 storm. In this episode, German politician Dorothee Bär reflects on the crisis and its long-lasting impact, and explains why Germany’s Presidency has heralded technology as the cornerstone for Europe’s...

Nov 27, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has reshaped the world in many ways. In this episode, acclaimed political analyst Ian Bremmer talks about the geopolitics of technology, and how the competing visions from China and America are influencing Europe’s role on the global stage.

Ian Bremmer is the president and founder of Eurasia...

Nov 6, 2020

In this episode, Colin Kahl from Stanford University joins us to discuss how the pandemic impacts global governance and multilateralism, and the role technology companies should play in enabling a global recovery.

Colin H. Kahl is co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford...