Podcast interview: BBC Journalist Rory Cellan-Jones on the "Always On" Era

By Workplace Evolution

12 Jul 2021

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In this episode Michael Costello meets with BBC Tech Journalist Rory Cellan-Jones to discuss the most powerful invention in the last century - the Smart Phone and why we are "Always on” our phones! The big questions include 'How can we improve our relationship with our phone & overcome its' addictive nature?'. Rory also shares his experiences with the colossal tech & thoughts leaders - Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking and Tim Berners Lee.

He has some pretty candid feedback for Elon Musk in the interview on his leadership ability and describes Mark Zuckerberg as “the boy who’s discovered he owns a nuclear weapon”.  

Stay tuned to hear his rallying cry for journalists online to and as he learns to live with his Parkinsons diagnosis (spotted by a BBC viewer) what his hopes are for progress in tech & healthcare (clue in the podcast notes - check out the UK Brain Bank!).  

Find out more about his incredible new book: 

Always On: Hope & Fear in the social smartphone era" (Bloomsbury Books)

Twitter: @ruskin147 & @BBCRoryCJ 

Parkinson’s UK Brain Bank 

Rory's Blog

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