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So far David Baker has created 81 blog entries.

Can we reinvent the internet?

Monopolies. Cybercrime. 'Fake news'. Even the internet's founders admit their utopian vision has failed. So, what if we could start again?

Wired,  January 2018

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Emotional intelligence and technology

Why tech is threatening our inner lives

Vida Simples Brazil,  January 2018

(originally published in Portuguese)

By | December 28th, 2017|Highlights, Writing|Comments Off on Emotional intelligence and technology

The Wired World in 2018

Smart, informed predictions for the year ahead

Editor

Published November 2017

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BBC WORLD SERVICE: The Why Factor – What do you do?

When we meet someone and ask them, "What do you do?"

Writer/presenter

The Why Factor, 11 September 2017

30 mins

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BBC RADIO 4: The Briefing Room – The AI Revolution

How will artificial intelligence shape our lives?

Guest

The Briefing Room, 28 August 2017

30 mins

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BBC WORLD SERVICE: The Why Factor – News

News is all around us. But why do we need it?

Writer/presenter

The Why Factor, 21 August 2017

30 mins

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BBC RADIO 4: What went wrong with Brazil?

Discovering what we can learn from Brazil's roller-coaster ride of boom and bust

Writer/presenter

Analysis, 19 June 2017

30 mins

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The Unconventionalists podcast: Work can be a force for good

"David Baker returns on The Unconventionalists podcast for a second time to share with us how work can be used as a force for good. A true fan favourite, David's previous episode, 'What you need to know about the future of work' is one of the most downloaded episodes of all time." Podcast host Mark Leruste

Guest

24 April 2017

1 hour 21 minutes

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BBC RADIO 4: Brazil’s modern-day Captains of the Sands

Uncovering the lives of the children and adolescents who live on streets of Salvador, Brazil's third-largest city

Writer/presenter

Crossing Continents, 29 March 2017

30 mins

By | April 2nd, 2017|Highlights, Radio|Comments Off on BBC RADIO 4: Brazil’s modern-day Captains of the Sands

In praise of pausing

This morning I woke up in a hurry. I didn't need to. I wasn't late for anything (and, besides I work from home). But I had that edgy-sicky-adrenaline-y feeling that comes when we think we don't have enough time to do something. So it was great to come across a piece by Gavin

By | February 6th, 2017|ThinkSmart blog|Comments Off on In praise of pausing