Getting Tech Right
Getting Tech Right
May 20, 2021
Funding for the Web We Want — with Stephanie Rieger
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Stephanie Rieger is a designer, researcher, and an infrastructure geek at heart. She’s been working on questions surrounding futures, algorithms, tech policy, internet governance and platforms. Recently, Stephanie published a fascinating report on Web Monetization, a system to help fund creators online via a brand new protocol called Interledger. She also avidly follows internet regulation around the globe, and the tradeoffs between keeping some types of harmful content off the web while also making sure that marginalized communities don’t get shut out. You know, just the simple questions.


  * Follow Stephanie on Twitter: @stephanierieger
  * Website:
  * Grant for the Web report: Three futures: Exploring the future of web monetization
  * A presentation by Stephanie on internet regulation: Regulate the web, Free expression, harmful speech, and the future of the internet

Your hosts

Peter Bihr explores how emerging technologies can have a positive social impact. As an independent advisor he works at the intersection of technology, governance, policy and social impact with foundations, public sector and private sector. He also co-founded ThingsCon, a community of responsible technologists. Follow Peter on Twitter at @peterbihr.

Patrick Tanguay is founder, curator, and publisher of Sentiers Media, which gathers the most interesting ideas to bring context, sense, and understanding. Sentiers helps contextualize the changes in technology and the many ways in which it transforms society. Follow Patrick on Twitter at @inevernu.

This podcast is part of a larger research project about which you can learn more at This podcast is listener-supported. You can become a member of my Special Projects membership here.
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