The Data Optimist

--- Melissa Stock ---

A podcast about data and technology and how it is being used in ways which benefit society and support the sustainability of our future.

Brought to you by Melissa Stock of The Data Optimist

Latest Episodes…

  1. Humanitarian Mobile Phone Apps

    In this episode I speak with Richard Strachan from 3 SIDED CUBE about how mobile phone applications can be used in the humanitarian sector. Richard is the Managing Director of 3 SIDED CUBE and is passionate about building technology for good and finding digital solutions that save and change lives. ...


  2. AI, Data and Climate Change

    In this episode I speak with Peter Clutton-Brock from the Centre for AI and Climate about how artificial intelligence and data science can be used to tackle climate change. We discuss digital twins, market regulation and data innovation.  For more about the Centre for AI and Climate: ...


  3. A Data Rights movement in Africa: #RestoreDataRights

    In this episode I speak with Al Kags from the Open Institute and Tom Orrell from DataReady about their involvement in a grassroots movement in Africa. The #RestoreDataRights movement aims to protect individual's data rights in the face of the mass collection of personal data in the COVID-19 pandemic. For more about ...