World Wise Web: the radio show that unleashes teenage interviewers on tech pioneers

It might sound like a gimmick, but this is a powerfully valid approach to conversations about technology.

A new 12-part series unleashes teenaged interviewers on tech pioneers. “I’m 17 and that makes me younger than a lot of the technology we’ll be talking about,” says host Anna Zanelli; the series pitch in a nutshell.

This kind of thing can go badly wrong. Who can forget when cricketer Ian Botham went on Open to Question in 1986, to speak to teenagers about, you know, life – which he clearly thought would be a doddle – only to find himself immediately horrified by a...
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2020-01-23 12:44
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