Tech for All

In this week’s newsletter, we analyze whether the tech industry is headed in the right direction with respect to solving issues pertaining to gender, race, sexual orientations, age and disabilities.

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Re-imagining the Canal Zone with MAD VIEWS

Incorporating works from 19 designers, MAD VIEWS probably won’t stop the changes happening in Molenbeek—especially since the exhibition speaks to the very crowd institutions like MIMA aim to attract. However, it does create a visual dialogue of how designers see the world. With VIEWS, visitors are shown a psychedelic basketball court, cloth-printed fliers, and other larger than life locally-inspired representations. Providing a chance to experience an urban environment through design, it provides a different perspective on multiple municipalities in transition.

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Brussels
Data Hostage: What do we leave behind at the border?

Every time you cross a border technology has made it possible to violate your privacy. But is this ethical and what happens when your data falls into the wrong hands? This week we reflect on the growing surveillance in Europe with articles from our latest magazine.

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Africa's Free Trade Dream

At a time when international cooperation is under threat, Africa is sending a message to the entire world that it is committed to multilateralism and global interdependence. Earlier this week, 54 of the 55 African nations signed the African Continental Free Trade Area at the African Union Summit in Niger, thus vowing to create the world’s largest free trade area.

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